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Address: 1-1-40 Yasukata, Aomori 030-0803, Aomori Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 17-735-5311
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souvenir heaven

Great place for souvenir shopping with a lot of the local delicacies. Do try to apple pie and brand apple cake.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Tokyo, Japan
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135 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great place for souvenir shopping with a lot of the local delicacies. Do try to apple pie and brand apple cake.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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56 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This A shaped building along with the adjacent bridge is the most striking feature of this great city. Its a combination of a mall, education/cultural centre, restaurants and a watch tower on top. The ground floor has a plush shopping arcade and also local fruits and delicacies are sold like in a flea market. If you are lucky you might... More 

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Sydney
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64 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

ASPAM is one of those places which has a lot of money spent to built it ….you must ask why? It’s good if you need to buy gift at a higher price than other places in town but to me it was a bit run down. The local people use it a lot from what I could see as we... More 

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

It certainly stands out, once you've been to the floats hall, glanced at the old ferry and you want a better view of the harbour and the bay, walk down along the waterfront and you can't miss it. There is an entrance on the waterfront and then you find yourself amongst the souvenir shops. Lots of local food is on... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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58 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

On entering the harbour (we were there recently on a cruise ship), this building dominates the port area. It is a short walk from where the ship's dock & it contains the usual tourist information and souvenir shops. We were really trying to find a Wi-Fi location which we had been told was available in this building but could get... More 

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San Antonio TX
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264 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

The ASPAM building is the large pyramid shaped building located on the bay, about a few minutes walk from the JR Station. It has many, many souvenir shops and also has cultural programs throughout the day.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Believe or not, the reason why that building is a Pyramid, is because the city wanted to create something to represent the A of Aomori. It is located 8 min by walking from Aomori Station. You can buy souvenirs, drink soups and apple juice. But the most interesting attraction is the Musical one. 2 ladies are playing "tsugaru Shamise", a... More 

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Teresina, PI
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Aomori city is not one of the most attractive places in Tohoku area (Hirosaki is a must see place). Once in town, Aspam, the modern A shape-pyramid building dominates the scenery. I visited the place many times and in every season which is something well marked in Tohoku, and if the sky is clear, one can appreciate a superb view.... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

This is a large tourist imformation building in Aomori. It is a triangle in shape and has a viewing platform at the top with great views of Aomori. it also has local music and displays, Well worth a visit to buy unusual presents and foods.

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Tokyo
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73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

This is an tall A-shaped building a few minutes walk from Aomori Station, facing the seafront. We weren't quite sure what to expect, but a lot of the building is taken up with meeting and seminar rooms, so more for locals than tourists. The main reason for tourists to go would be to purchase souvenirs. If you want one-stop shopping... More 

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Address: 1-1-40 Yasukata, Aomori 030-0803, Aomori Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 17-735-5311
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Tohoku  >  Aomori Prefecture  >  Aomori

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