Aomori Overview

Aomori City is the administrative center of Aomori Prefecture, in the Tohoku Region on Honshū Island. The city faces Mutsu Bay, located on the road connecting Tsugara Strait and Hakkoda Range in southern Aomori Prefecture. There is the largest seaport in the province. Before the Seikan tunnel went into operation, the main entrance to Honshu island of Hokkaido people was to travel by ferry from Hokkaido to Hakodate city.