Aomori11-12 Jun. 2020

Places of interest

Nishimeya Village・ Mikaeri-zaka
Nishimeya Village・ Mikaeri-zaka
Towada City・ Lake Towada
Towada City・ Lake Towada

The Torch Relay in Aomori will start in the city of Hirosaki and will make its way to the city of Aomori where a celebration will take place at the end of the first day. On the second day, the Torch Relay will leave from the city of Mutsu, travelling across the eastern part of the prefecture, arriving in the city of Hachinohe for a celebration.

The highlights of the Torch Relay in Aomori will include: the magnificent nature of the village of Nishimeya with its world natural heritage, the Shirakami mountain range; the Tachineputa-no-yakata in the city of Goshogawara where a spectacular neputa float is displayed; the mouth of the Seikan Tunnel in the town of Imabetsu that runs under Tsugaru Strait connecting the islands of Honshu and Hokkaido; the Tanabe River in the city of Mutsu, a place of relaxation for the local citizens; and the grand and mystic nature of Lake Towada in the city of Towada.



DAY111 Jun.

  • Hirosaki City
  • Nishimeya Village
  • Hirakawa City
  • Kuroishi City
  • Tsugaru City
  • Goshogawara City
  • Imabetsu Town
  • Aomori City

Celebration site:Aomori City

DAY212 Jun.

  • Mutsu City
  • Towada City
  • Misawa City
  • Oirase Town
  • Hashikami Town
  • Hachinohe City

Celebration site:Hachinohe City

The relay route, the municipalities where the torch relay will travel through and their order, the celebration site and other information provided above (especially the order of the municipalities the torch relay will visit) are subject to change.