Model Course 3

"Azumashi "Course

For those who would like to connect with the local community and culture of Kuroishi.

Day 1
Check-in Onsen Ryokan
Hot Spring (Onsen)

Hotel Azumashiya has a hot spring that’s perfect to relax in after a long day of exploring. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and spacious Japanese-style rooms.

Hotel Azmashiya (Ryokan)

623, Miyasita, Itadome, Kuroishi City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan (EN)


  • Check-in 15:00 /Check-out 10:00
Day 2
Yakushiji Temple
Zazen (Zen Meditation) Experience

Through thirty minutes of pure silence while sitting cross-legged and connecting with one’s inner self. Zazen will test your mind, body, and soul.

Yakushiji Temple

12-4, Tsuruizumi, Nuruyu, Kuroishi City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan (EN)

Neputa Painting

At Irodori, you can make beautiful lanterns using beautiful hand-painted artwork from Kuroishi’s Neputa festival. Neputa is one of Kuroishi’s biggest summer festivals, featuring giant floats depicting intricate paintings of warriors and beauties. Pick and choose art pieces in different colors and patterns to make your own unique lantern.


38, nakamachi, Kuroishi City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan

Instagram @irodori_kuroishi

Yosare Lane
Nightlife Fun

Spend your evening experiencing nightlife the Japanese way. Enjoy a Japanese-style dinner with drinks before heading to one of Kuroishi’s bars for some karaoke. You might even make some new friends along the way.

Yosare Lane

Nakamachi, Kuroishi City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan

Saikawa Ryokan, Itadome Onsen
Hot Spring

Tabi-no-yado Saikawa is a hot spring guest house equipped with quaint, Japanese style rooms. One of the best things about Tabi-no-yado Saikawa is its food selection. The food is prepared in a traditional Japanese style, but guests can choose their meal to be prepared vegan. The meals are made with delicious, fresh local ingredients, and the serving sizes are very generous.

Tabi-no-yado Saikawa

8-1, Miyasita, Itadome, Kuroishi City, Aomori Prefecture, Japan