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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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Souvenir store and restaurants

Came here after the Nebuta Museum They gave several restaurants (gelato, coffee, beer, burgers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
shopgirl08_junk
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San Jose, California
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Nice gift shop - that’s about it

The billing on this is that it’s a cider brewery. Really it’s a gift shop with a few food stalls... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Asterix135
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Toronto, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good54%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“apple cider” (8 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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"juice"
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"local produce"
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"stainless steel"
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"train station"
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"great place to get"
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"first floor"
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"bay bridge"
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"brewery"
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"chips"
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"cidre"
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"products"
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"souvenirs"
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"alcohol"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here after the Nebuta Museum They gave several restaurants (gelato, coffee, beer, burgers, tasting room/restaurant). Large shop that sells apple products, sake, other various food items. Restrooms are available. They have a small parking lot. I ate at the Ocean Burger. I had the...More

Thank shopgirl08_junk
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The billing on this is that it’s a cider brewery. Really it’s a gift shop with a few food stalls. There are a couple of windows where you can see some stainless steel tanks without any explanation of what you’re looking at. Also a machine...More

Thank Asterix135
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close to Aomori Station. It combines souvenir shop, cafe and restaurant. Apple product is famous. The view from cafe to the bay is fantastic.

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 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 16 May 2018 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 30 April 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 24 April 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 19 April 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 1 March 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 26 December 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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