Highlights of Aomori
USD75 per person
Get to know Aomori’s rich culture and heritage during this stirring half-day tour that begins with visiting Japan's largest seated Buddha and ends with exuberantly decorated festival floats. You’ll journey to the Seiryu-ji Temple, where you’ll be awe-struck by the setting’s lush landscape and peaceful serenity, as well as the stunning 70-foot tall, 220-ton bronze Buddha. Nearby is the impressive five-story pagoda, made entirely of hiba wood, which is a large evergreen tree prized for its brown-red bark. You’ll then visit Nebuta House “Wa Rasse”, which opened in January 2011. You can see eye-popping five award-winning floats from the previous festival. After your visit, reboard your coach for an enjoyable drive back to your ship.