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A-FACTORY

1-4-2 Yanakawa | A-factory, Aomori 038-0012, Aomori Prefecture
+81 17-752-1890
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Shopping and unusual cider tasting experience

Nice place for shopping and small pause in the middle of a busy sightseeing day! A great choice of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CatherineBulg
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Moscow, Russia
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We were expecting more

The A-Factory didn't live up to its advertising in that there's less in it than we thought there... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
wendya18
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Melbourne, Australia
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Food Marche representing the market gathers foodstuff from all regions of Aomori. From food ingredients like elaborate vegetables and fruits from farmers, rice, processed goods and another local rooted articles, to industrial art, folkcraft goods and another craft articles are presented. You can find attractiveness of Aomori that can be found only here. In the central inner area you can watch brewing process right in front of you. Glass-sided "Charming cider factory" is also available. If you come at good timing you could watch hand work of the staff conducting Aomori apples selection, brewing and another procedures. There are 8 brewing tanks inside the factory, and each of them produces every kind of cider and apple soda water. There are abundance of various stores like gelato specialty shop, store with elaborate tart made of Aomori eggs, hamburger shop that represents Aomori and many other inside the facility.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good54%
  • Average24%
  • Poor0%
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“apple cider” (7 reviews)
“juice” (4 reviews)
“local produce” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1-4-2 Yanakawa | A-factory, Aomori 038-0012, Aomori Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place for shopping and small pause in the middle of a busy sightseeing day! A great choice of apple juice, cider, jams, chips, etc. They propose a snack in a burger spot or a degustation of apple cider on the first floor, just above...More

Thank CatherineBulg
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The A-Factory didn't live up to its advertising in that there's less in it than we thought there would be. The goods on display are interesting but expensive.

Thank wendya18
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting place, sell most of the food items related to apples. I tried the Apple cider sparking drink, it is very good and really very nice.

Thank Low C
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Apples and Apples products. Swam with interesting apples products. Worth to go for a shopping trip. Plan 1hrs will be enough or slightly more if plan to have food.

Thank PANEKHO
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

They are located next door to the JR Aomori station. They make apple cider, pastry counter, restaurant upstairs & open gift shop area.

Thank Dawn F
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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

A-Factory is a duty-free market style shopping center very convenient to the Aomori train station and is in easy walking distance to other Aomori attractions. Located on the waterfront with a gorgeous view of the bridge, it's a great place to buy and try local...More

Thank Sakewino
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Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Great souvenirs and restaurants inside. Everyone is friendly and the view is perfect. Located just across a street from the train station it is definitely worth stopping through.

Thank Charlie B
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Reviewed December 14, 2017

We have visited Aomori seafront early in the morning when most of the museums/shops were not yet open including the A-Factory. It was located near to JR station and nobody would miss this site. Inside the factory, variety of apple products, including wine and juice,...More

Thank YTCHENG
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Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

The building looks very modern. It is located near the Nebuta museum which is also visitable. They have many kinds of apple products, including snacks, drinks and souvenirs. I loved the apple wine especially. As there is a restaurant, you could taste the wine. Also...More

Thank suek926
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Great place to take cover from the cold. Have the apple pie!!! Perfectly crispy pastry and tart sweet apples inside.

Thank SingaporeStef
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