The 10 Best Lessons & Workshops in Aomori Prefecture, Tohoku

May 22, 2022 Veronika Gaddis

Aomori Prefecture (青森県, Aomori-ken) is a prefecture of Japan located in the Tōhoku region. The capital is the city of Aomori.

1. Tsugaruhan Neputa Mura

61 Kamenokomachi, Hirosaki 036-8332 Aomori Prefecture +81 172-39-1511 [email protected] http://neputamura.com/
Excellent
30%
Good
50%
Satisfactory
18%
Poor
1%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.0 based on 210 reviews

Tsugaruhan Neputa Mura

「Experience Hirosaki Neputa Festival」「Tsugaru Shamisen Live Performance」「Demonstration of Local Craft of Aomori・Tsugaru Area」「Take a walk in Japanese Garden (Registered Monuments of Japan)」

2. Tsugaru Kokeshikan

72-1 Fukuro Toyama, Kuroishi 036-0412 Aomori Prefecture +81 172-54-8181 [email protected] http://tsugarukokeshi.com/
Excellent
36%
Good
27%
Satisfactory
36%
Poor
0%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.0 based on 11 reviews

Tsugaru Kokeshikan

"Tsugaru Kokeshi Doll Museum" displays approximately 4,000 traditional kokeshi, the tallest jumbo kokeshi in Japan, and a giant wood-based Dharma. You can see Kokeshi craftsmanship by Kokeshi craftsmen, and you can also experience Kokeshi painting. Kokeshi goods, kokeshi miscellaneous goods, as well as traditional kokeshi can be purchased as souvenirs. What is Kokeshi? In the latter half of the Edo period, people called kijishi, who made wood sawn bowls and trays, began to make kokeshi as souvenirs for children. Traditional kokeshi are classified into 11 types, all of which are located in the Tohoku region, and are manufactured using patterns and techniques that are appropriate for each region. Kokeshi continues to be made by inheriting the pattern from the teacher to the apprentice, and its creator is called Kokeshi Kojin. Kuroishi City, Aomori Prefecture is a production area of ​​Tsugaru Kokeshi, one of 11 types of Kokeshi.

3. Marutomi Kawasaki Dye Factory

63 Kamenokomachi, Hirosaki 036-8332 Aomori Prefecture +81 172-35-6552 [email protected] http://kawasaki-somekojo.com/
Excellent
0%
Good
60%
Satisfactory
40%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

3.5 based on 5 reviews

Marutomi Kawasaki Dye Factory

4. Shirakami Glass Kobo Hoo

226-1 Henashi Nabeishi, Fukaura-machi, Nishitsugaru-gun 038-2327 Aomori Prefecture +81 173-75-2261 http://www.shirakami-glass.jp/
Excellent
0%
Good
67%
Satisfactory
33%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

3.5 based on 3 reviews

Shirakami Glass Kobo Hoo

5. Bunaco

196 Tashiro Inamoto, Nishimeya-mura, Nakatsugaru-gun 036-1411 Aomori Prefecture +81 172-88-6730 [email protected] http://www.bunaco.co.jp/bunaco_workshop/workshop.html

6. Sora

4-4-7 Izumino, Hirosaki 036-8164 Aomori Prefecture +81 90-6226-1649 https://sora-flower.amebaownd.com/

7. Shimaya

13-1 Hyakuishicho, Hirosaki 036-8035 Aomori Prefecture +81 172-32-6046 https://shimaya.info/index.html

8. Atelier Blue Rose

4-13-6 Tamukai, Hachinohe 031-0011 Aomori Prefecture +81 178-96-6308 https://www.a-bluerose.com/

9. Mico Manyile

5-1-18 Asahigaoka, Hachinohe 031-0824 Aomori Prefecture +81 80-5849-8923 https://www.facebook.com/Mico-manyile-414555349086964/

10. Conse Farm

243-137 Fukube, Oirase-cho, Kamikita-gun 039-2173 Aomori Prefecture +81 80-3324-1285 https://www.consefarm.com/

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