Hidden place to backpack travel for half day trip in Owani Aomori, Japan

Owani is a small and serenity city that with great nature view and less tourist. Suitable for half day trip with walking and small trekking. At the station, you can view the mountain in different layers of autumn colors and very inspired.

This is a place full of inspiration and drive of creativity. You also can spot foot onsen corners around this town.

Travel tip in Owani, Aomori Japan
Travel tip in Owani, Aomori Japan

It is about 50 mins local train ride from Aomori station to here. We spent half a day here to have a walk around the town and have a great lunch to end our trip here.

OWANI STATION
OWANI STATION

Our itinerary includes:
1. Chausuyama Park 茶臼山公園 (trekking)
Chausudate Owani, Minamitsugaru District, Aomori 038-0211, Japan
http://www.town.owani.lg.jp/index.cfm/8,194,34,164,html

2. カフェ タンポポ (meal)
Owani-118-3 Owani, Minamitsugaru District, Aomori 038-0211, Japan

3. MAMIYA Senbei Shop (snack)
website:https://www.aptinet.jp/Detail_display_00004783.html?id=00004783&t=0

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When we first arrived, we spot the foot onsen and the signature crocodile display in front the station. Nearby the station have a grocery for you to shop and having small quick snack. It just about 5 mins walk from the station. In the same area, it also provide onsen for your relaxation. We only grab some quick snack and continue our exploration in this beautiful city.

Foot onsen in Owani, Aomori Japan
Foot onsen in Owani, Aomori Japan

On our way toward Chausuyama Park, we spot beautiful spot like rivers, bridge, stunning mountain view and many more.

Roadside in Owani, Aomori Japan
Roadside in Owani, Aomori Japan

For Chausuyama Park, it is a small hill for trekking. When you slowly moving up, you can see the stunning view of the household in this amazing nature place.

Scenery view in Owani, Aomori Japan
Scenery view in Owani, Aomori Japan

At the top of Chausuyama Park, you can sit down and enjoy the wonderful colour combination of autumn, here is the place where i have many creative urge come to me for do some drawing.

Chausuyama Park In Owani, Aomori Japan
Chausuyama Park In Owani, Aomori Japan
Drawing inspiration in Owani
Drawing inspiration in Owani

On the way down from Chausuyama Park, we found a restaurant that serve cheap but delicious lunch set which cost only few hundred yen. The restaurant is called カフェ タンポポ. Besides food, they also sell fresh vegetables and grocery.

Food in Owani, Aomori Japan
Food in Owani, Aomori Japan

We order one Japanese set meal and one beef don. The variety of food in Japanese set meal is an eye opening experience for us. The beef is so delicious and juicy! We are so happy to have a meal here.

Last but not least, remember our snack shop for senbei. The shop is operated by two old couple. It is a traditional handmade senbei that you should visit to support the local economic. We like the taste of peanut senbei and bought some as souvenirs too.

Mamiya Senbei shop in Owani, Aomori Japan
Mamiya Senbei shop in Owani, Aomori Japan

Senbei from MAMIYA senbei shop
Senbei from MAMIYA senbei shop

We hope you enjoy this article on the hidden place in Aomori and have fun in travelling in Japan.


Autumn in Owani, Aomori Japan
Autumn in Owani, Aomori Japan
Autumn in Owani, Aomori Japan
Autumn in Owani, Aomori Japan

For other travel itinerary in Aomori, Japan, visit here:

1. Aomori city

2. Hirosaki city

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