Famous mountains, want to go at least once Mt. Hakkouda, Lake Towada, and Shirakami Mountains Rich nature in Aomori and “Shayoukan”, remaining the breath of a great write
Aomori Prefecture faces on the Pacific to the east, and the Sea of Japan to the west.
It’s the northernmost part of the main island of Japan.
During the winter season, its coldness is terrible, it is designated as the heavy snow area.
It is a famous prefecture as the rich agricultural and marine products;
the number of productions of apples and garlics is the best in Japan, and hauls of squids and mackerels are the best because there is a famous port in the world “Hachinohe Port”.
Aomori has rich nature like “Shirakami Mountains”, a world heritage that various animals and plants live in this virgin forest of the beech, “Lake Towada”, a beautiful lake that is the depth of 326 meters, and “Oirase Stream”, the water streams from Lake Towada.
On the summit of “Mt. Hakkouda”, that is chosen as the 100 Famous Mountains in Japan and 1,585 meters above the sea level, it is able to see the marvelous view of the Aomori urban area, Mutsu Bay, and Tsugaru Peninsulas.
There are various view spots in Aomori; “Mt. Osore-zan” that is a 3 Sacred Mountains in Japan, “Aomori Nebuta Festival” that is held from every 8/2 to 8/7 and visited by a lot of tourists, and so on.
One of them is “Shayoukan”, that is opened as a memorial house of Osamu DAZAI, a great writer.
Shayoukan is a semi-western style stately mansion, and it is designated as the national important cultural building.
The large tatami floored Japanese rooms are very tasteful, and people are able to spend a tasteful moment of feeling a childhood of DAZAI.
It is interesting that cloaks wore by DAZAI, writing tools, handwritten manuscripts, translated books from foreigns, and precious works related to DAZAI are exhibited.
There is the rich nature in Aomori, and people are able to feel the festival atmosphere and visit the house of a great writer.
Why don’t you feel special Japan in Aomori, the northernmost place on the main island of Japan?
Source of photos:http://www.pixpot.net/view_spots/spot/1434/hakkoudasan