Ando Shoeki Museum In the mid-Edo period, Shoeki Ando developed an innovative philosophy while making a living as a physician in Hachinohe. His ideas about working towards a society in which nature and humans are in harmony are still alive to this day, and he is said to be the world’s first ecologist.
Ashigezaki Observatory The Ashigezaki Observatory is located on a cape in front of Samekado Lighthouse. At the end of the Edo era it was used to monitor foreign ships, and it was also used as a military facility by the Japanese Imperial Army near the end of World War II.
Hachinohe Castle (八戸城, Hachinohe-jō) was a Japanese castle that formed the administrative center of Hachinohe Domain, a feudal domain of the Nambu clan, located in the center of what is now the city of Hachinohe in Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Nothing remains of the castle today.
At the Hachinohe Portal Museum “hacchi”, over 200 of “Yawata-uma”, a traditional craft made by the prefectural traditional craftsman, Nojiro Okubo will welcome you at the entrance. The facility has exhibition booths in the form of yatai (stall) for local foods, festival, history and culture, and also morning markets and yokocho (alleyway off the main street, usually there are shops and dining, etc.).
Aomori prefecture is known for onsen, of which number and the yield of hot springs are the fourth in Japan. There are plural number of unique onsen; only one onsen in the quiet forest, onsen with beautiful sunset view, the one litterateur loved, onsen healing body and soul, and onsen have been loved by people.
This is a site located on a plateau at an altitude of 10 to 44 m on the left bank of the Niida River flowing north through Hachinohe City. The name Korekawa Site is a collective term for the Hotta Site (Middle Jomon period), Ichioji Site (Early to Middle Jomon period) and Nakai Site (Final Jomon period), and the Nakai Site is one of the sites representing the Kamegaoka culture.
There is neat park called Statue of Liberty Park in Hachinohe. It has a mini-scaled version of the Statue of Liberty. It’s only about 30-40 mins from where we live. We’ve been there several times as it’s a great place to do on nice days.
Tanesashi Coast. The coast is located in the eastern part of Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, this 12 km coast is a part of Sanriku National Park. The coast includes "Kama no kuchi" island in the shape of a pot with "Shiraiwa" rock, white with birds’ excrement and white-sand Osuka coast, listed among Top 100 beaches of Japan.