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Address: 1-4-2 Yanakawa, Aomori 038-0012, Aomori Prefecture
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Phone Number:
+81 17-752-1890
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Decent cider and pastry.

Basically a cidre production facility. Ciders are good. Nice pastry. Lager restaurant was closed when we were there.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 14, 2016
Grant P
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Sydney, Australia
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

The Japanese don't just sell fresh fruit and juices. No, there's apple chocolate, apple cakes, dried apples, apple cider, apple this and that. Other local produce are also for sale. You won't leave without purchasing something!

Thank allrite
Edmonton, Canada
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139 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

This is located right cross the museum There re lots of apple products e.g. Jam,cakes,nectar etc Some of the eateries e.g. Hamburgers are expensive When we were there the restaurants on the second level are all closed Some of the processing plants behind the glass enclosures were not in operation during our visit Good stroll along the water front The... More 

Thank Allan & Amy T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Basically a cidre production facility. Ciders are good. Nice pastry. Lager restaurant was closed when we were there.

Thank Grant P
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

The A-Factory has a good range of local produce with an emphasis on Apples, which Aomori is famous for. There is even an apple cidre (that's how they spell it) tasting area.

Thank Saraibijou
Bangkok, Thailand
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35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

A-Factory is just a 5 minute walk from Aomori Train Station. This place is great for browsing, sampling and buying local produce and souvenirs. There is a great coffee shop that make thier own fruitcakes and there is also a burger shop where you can buy lunch. Great for buying small amounts of local food for sampling or formal souvenirs... More 

Thank Seb I
Hong Kong, China
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793 reviews
641 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

We have visited the apple products centre by the waterfront of Aomori Bay and it was very close to JR Aomori Station. There were many agricultrual products particularly those relating to "apple" on sale there. A small microw brewery for apple cider beer was was visible to visitors. You could also try the products there at one of the two... More 

Hachenburg, Germany
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

A-Factory is just 5 min walking distance from the train station and easy to find right beside the Aomori Nebuta Museum at the waterfront. Inside you can find and buy a wide selection of regional Aomori goods, manly the famous Apple Products of the region. After your shopping you can sit down at the cafe and enjoy local food while... More 

Thank Daniel J
Tokyo, Japan
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

One of the most famous things from Aomori is their apples. The first floor of this warehouse is dedicate to pretty much anything you can make out of an apple. There are also a couple of places to eat and drink in the back and 2nd floor and it looked like they had a microbrew for apple cider beer as... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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380 reviews
261 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

This is a nicely built and big store by the waters selling and show casing Aomori agricultural based produce, especially those made from apples. An operating apple cider brewery is built into this same building where one can see it through big glass windows. We enjoyed our visit here.

Thank HotEarth
Bangkok, Thailand
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374 reviews
207 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016

Splendid food, drinks and snacks - mostly, but not exclusively. apple based. Really nice, clean, smart, modern complex with a range of restaurants offering excellent sea food and other dishes ... many apples in various and quite surprising ways. Huge range of apple ciders - the ones I had were really good - wines and juices.... all very cheap as... More 


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