A-Factory

Reviews
Photo: Aomori Travel

A-Factory in Aomori Prefecture is a premier duty-free marketplace that houses and sells various products, such as sweets, processed goods, fresh vegetables and fruits, and more wonders from all over Aomori, most notable are, of course, Aomori apples. Aomori remains the largest and most popular producer of apples in Japan.

Overview

Address

1 Chome-4-2 Yanakawa, Aomori, 038-0012 (Directions)

Hours

9:00 - 20:00 Open Now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 20:00
Thursday 9:00 - 20:00
Friday 9:00 - 20:00
Saturday 9:00 - 20:00
Sunday 9:00 - 20:00
Holidays 9:00 - 20:00

Phone Number

017-752-1890

General Amenities

  • Restroom
  • Shops

Access

A one-minute walk from Aomori Station.

Related Articles

1 article
Aomori A-Factory

Aomori A-Factory

Peter Sidell

On the waterfront in Japan's Aomori City, A-Factory showcases locally produced food and drinks, with stands selling apple cider, juices, seafood, cakes and a wide range of other goodies.

Aomori 9.5k 2

Near A-Factory

Iroha Ryokan, Aomori City

Iroha Ryokan, Aomori City

Peter Sidell

Just two minutes from Aomori Station in Japan's Tohoku region, Iroha Ryokan is a traditional Japanese inn, offering good value rooms with tatami floors, close sights, shopping and nightlife.

Aomori 6.0k
Art Hotel Color Aomori

Art Hotel Color Aomori

Sonia Schlesinger

True to its name, the lobby of the Aomori Art Hotel Color boasts little red, yellow and blue leather stools, and wooden tables that look like they have been colored on with crayons in the cute-but-not-childish way.

Aomori 7.3k 4
Hotel Crown Palais, Aomori

Hotel Crown Palais, Aomori

Imogen Riethmuller

Enjoy the excellent hospitality of the friendly staff at Hotel Crown Palais in Aomori, situated right in the heart of Aomori City. It’s the perfect place to stay to explore the beautiful bayside city.

Aomori 5.0k
Nokkedon Fish Market

Nokkedon Fish Market

Sandro Bernardinello

Aomori is well known for its high quality seafood. The Nokkedon is a small fish market where you can prepare your custom donburi or steamed rice bowl, topped with seafood of your fancy.

Aomori 5.0k 2
Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse

Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse

The Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse was opened in 2011 as a plan to rejuvenate the area around Aomori Station. It has an extensive display of Nebuta history, facts, and floats—with four new floats being chosen annually and old ones rotated out. Aimed at would-be festival-goers in the Aomori area, Wa Rasse focuses on the Nebuta Festival that takes place every year on the Aomori Bay waterfront. The museum’s striking exterior is also a part of its Aomori roots; what looks like red ribbons to many visitors is evocative of light passing through Aomori’s old-growth beech forests. This interesting exterior also helps decrease the amount of natural light that spills into the museum. Visitors begin the tour of the Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse on the second floor. After learning about the history of the matsuri and gleaming at historic photographs, guests are led to a balcony overlooking the main exhibition area. It is here where—in the dim light—actual Nebuta floats are on display. Thanks to the somewhat darkened room, the floats take on the brilliant colors that they would during the night festival. There are also interactive activities and a 30-minute long experience three times a day. At these displays, guests can have a taste of what it’s like to actually attend the Aomori Nebuta Festival.

Aomori 2 mins away
Aomori Museum of Art

Aomori Museum of Art

Since opening in July 2006, the Aomori Museum of Art has been active in having exhibitions, concerts, plays, and workshops by Aomori-native artists and performers. Most notably, Yoshitomo Nara, Shiko Munakata, Shuji Terayama, and Toru Narita are forerunners of the museum’s exhibits; with The Aomori Dog by Yoshitomo Nara being the museum’s symbol. The museum architecture itself is also an important part of the surrounding landscape and features as an exhibit itself. Designed by Jun Aoki to resembled the nearby Sannai Maruyama Historical Site excavation area, the simple walls and shape lend itself well to the beauty of the land. Atsuki Kikuchi, responsible for the visual identity of the building, decorated the exterior with stylized trees that represent the Aomori landscape and its connection to nature. With four floors of art to explore, the Aomori Museum of Art contains a theater, community gallery, restaurant, shop, and more in addition to its galleries. The galleries also contain artwork from international artists, such as Kandinsky, Klee, Matisse, Rembrandt, and Picasso. Visit this museum that brings nature and art together in a harmonious union.

Aomori 3.9km away
Sannai Maruyama Site

Sannai Maruyama Site

The Sannai-Maruyama Site is a historically important archeological site and museum located in Aomori Prefecture. The ruins belonged to a large Jomon-period settlement and were originally rediscovered in 1992. The people of the Jomon age were known for their sedentary lifestyles and this settlement has provided artifacts as well as a look into the lives of the people of the past. Excavation of the site unearthed storage pits and above-ground storage further cementing the people as belonging to the region. The site has been designated a Special National Historical Site of Japan. Visitors may make their way to the site and see the reconstructions of Jomon-style architecture and artifacts native to the site. The Sanmaru Museum exhibits over 1700 artifacts and about 500 Important Cultural Properties that were all excavated from the Sannai-Maruyama site. Inside the museum, guests will be able to watch a video on the lifestyle of the Jomon people (with English audio devices available upon request). Alongside the artifacts from the Sannai-Maruyama site are figures that best represent how scientists believe the tools were used.

Aomori 4km away
Explore Aomori City