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Aomori is divided into three main regions, each with their own dialect.
Aomori is the northernmost terminus of the Shinkansen (bullet train). Local and express trains also run throughout the prefecture.
JR and various local carriers offer numerous buses to, from, and throughout the prefecture.
123bus  is another company which provides daily night time bus services between Tokyo and Aomori. 123bus has online booking service in English.
There are several famous festivals in Aomori: Nebuta Festiva, Goshogawara Tachineputa Festival and the Hachinobe Sansha Taisai Festival.
You can also check out 8 different ski resorts in the prefecture: Hakkoda Ski Resort, Aomori Spring Ski Resort, Moya Hills, Makado Onsen Ski Area, Towada Onsen Ski Area, Mutsu Kamfuse Mountain Ski Area, Iwaki Mountain Kyakuzawa Ski Area and Owani Onsen Ski Area.
Aomori is also home to many Jomon Archaeological Sites.
Aomori also has the largest morning market in Japan which you can view here.
Besides the obvious seafood (especially scallops), Aomori is famous for its apples.