In between the cities Aomori and Akita there is the city called Hirosaki. It is a small castle town famous for its cherryblossom viewspot in the castle park. From this castle park, a volcanic mountain called Mount Iwaki is visible. It is close to the city, making it a popular recreation spot. The area surrounding Hirosaki is also famous for its apples.
Below here are some pictures taken in Hirosaki including their location: