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Address: 1-4-2 Yanakawa, Aomori 038-0012, Aomori Prefecture
Name/address in local language
Phone Number:
+81 17-752-1890
09:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Great store and cafe

Visited here a few times on our recent trip to Aomori. Great store with lots of food products from local area and the food and drink options were good quality and tasty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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78 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here a few times on our recent trip to Aomori. Great store with lots of food products from local area and the food and drink options were good quality and tasty. Conveniently located near the main bus station in town.

Thank Cjayn
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, I was attracted by its feature of local ciders at its tasting bar (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic varieties available) on the 2/F. You had to purchase a charge card with a specified amount of money on it before you can get drinks from the tasting bar, but it was a pity I hadn't realized that I should... More 

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273 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Like many boutique food marts this one offers a wide selection of local produce available for purchase, including amongst other things apple chips and juices, ciders, craft products and sweets. A cafe and upstairs restaurant also provide great views of the harbour to enjoy your meal by. The prices are a little higher for many of these items, but the... More 

Thank Dale T
Sydney, Australia
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94 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 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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141 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 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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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 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
Reviewed 8 September 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
Reviewed 31 July 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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814 reviews
663 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 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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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 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

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