Aomori, Aomori

Aomori (Japanese青森 市? / I,- shi, dt "City of the blue / green forest " ) is a large city, a seaport and the administrative center of the prefecture Aomori at the northern tip of Honshu, the main island of Japan. Aomori is located on the Bay of Aomori.

Timber and fishing are the determining factors of economic Aomori.


Before the Edo period when this was the village Utou (善 知 鸟 村, -mura ). At the behest of Daimyo of Hirosaki Tsugaru Nobuhiro a port is opened and the Ainu name of the village in the Japanese Aomori changed.

The appointment to Machi took place on April 1, 1889 and Shi on April 1, 1898.


  • Asamushi Onsen ( Hot Spring )
  • Archaeological site Sannai Maruyama with findings from the Jōmon period
  • Showa Daibutsu: a 21.35 -meter-high statue of the Buddha Vairocana


  • Aomori airport
  • Street: National Road 4: by Tōkyō
  • National Road 7: to Niigata
  • National Road 101,103,280,394
  • JR Tohoku Shinkansen: High speed train to Tokyo ( since 2010)
  • JR Tōhoku Main Line: Ueno
  • JR Ou Main Line: Akita, Yamagata and Fukushima
  • JR Tsugaru Line

Aomoris port is connected by a railway ferry and the Seikan Tunnel to the town Hakodate on the island of Hokkaido. As of 2010, the Tōhoku Shinkansen Shin- Aomori is obtained with its new terminus, which the city will be connected to the Hochgeschwindigkeitszugnetz.

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Keizo Miura ( skier )
  • Yuichiro Miura ( Alpinist )
  • Hitoshi Saitō ( judoka )
  • Takanosato Toshihide ( sumo wrestler )
  • Kiyoshi Tanabe (Boxer)
  • Akira Toda (Composer)


  • People's Republic of China Dalian
  • Japan Hakodate
  • Hungary Kecskemét

Adjacent Cities and Towns

  • Kuroishi
  • Hirakawa
  • Towada
  • Goshogawara