Warm Your Body and Soul at Hachinohe Yokocho


It’s getting cold. This season makes people feel more lonely and in need of company. Exploring Hachinohe Yokocho alleys is one way to warm your body and soul.

There are eight “yokocho (alley)” in Hachinohe. In the evening, each alley with a decades old atmosphere of Showa era welcomes various people including locals, tourists, young and old under bright lanterns. Any alley you visit, you will be greeted by unique yokocho hospitality and warmhearted people. Customers are friendly so it’s so easy for strangers to get to know each other and enjoy conversation as if they have known for years, which makes the place extra attractive. Enjoy your drink quietly while listening to various dialects to ease and relax your mind.

Hachinohe Yokocho Map: http://www.city.hachinohe.aomori.jp/kanko/map/yoko-all.pdf