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Sightseeing

Sightseeing

The main street of Yamanaka Onsen Town “YUGE Kaido”has Hasebe Shrine in the center, with galleries of Yamanaka Lacquerware and Kutani Pottery, cafés and etc. In spring and summer, you can have fun walking through the street in Yukata robe.

Savor

Japanese sake flavor soft ice cream

Japanese sake flavor
soft ice cream

Enjoy Japanese sake flavor soft ice cream and Amazake (Sweet fermented rice drink) in the café. It is famous for being the only shop in Kaga area which offers “Sake of Tea” made from tea leaves grown in Kaga. You can also taste a variety of local sakes.

【Sake Club KUBODE】9:00~19:00
(Open 365 days)

Potato Croquette

Potato Croquette

The shop is often introduced on TV and magazines. Croquette fried just after the order has a cute round shape and tastes crisp outside and floury inside.

【Niku-no-Izumiya】9:00~18:00
(Closed Irregularly)

Rice Dumpling sold in a nostalgic alley

Rice Dumpling sold
in a nostalgic alley

The shop is popular for 8 kinds of rice dumplings such as Mitarashi Dango (Rice dumpling in salty and sweet sauce), as well as rice crackers, freshly baked in the shop.

【KOKOYA】10:00〜17:00
(Closed Thursdays)

Gelato and Juice of Kaga Vegetables

Gelato and Juice of
Kaga Vegetables

A vegetable store whose staff has a qualification of a “Vegetable sommelier” sells not only vegetables, but also offers freshly-squeezed juice and gelato made from Kaga vegetables and seasonal fruits.

【Nakamasa】9:00~18:30
(Closed 4th Sunday of the month)

Nya-Nya-Manjyu soft ice cream

Nya-Nya-Manjyu
soft ice cream

Soft ice cream which includes one whole piece of steamed bread “Nya-Nya-Manjyu”, popular in this area.

【Yamanaka-Ishikawa-ya】8:00~19:00
(Closed Wednesdays)

See

Yamanaka-za (Yamanaka-bushi)

Yamanaka-za
(Yamanaka-bushi)

Yamanaka-za is a hall for performance located in the center of the town, and also has the public community bath “KIKU-no-YU”. The elegant building has lacquered pillars, lattice patterned walls, compartment ceiling with lacquer decoration,
which introduces a variety of Yamanaka Lacquerware techniques. Special traditional dance performance is held twice a day on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.

【Yamanaka-za】 8:30-22:00
(Open 365 days)

Basho-no-yakata Museum

Basho-no-yakata Museum

It is a museum renovated from a 1905 construction and is a comfortable space filled with Japanese atmosphere created by a large Japanese garden and open verandas with a garden view which are staggered in order to overlook the garden as widely as possible. The museum also displays Basho’s belongings, high quality products of 400-year-old traditional craftwork Yamanaka Lacquerware and more.

Marionette Clock

Marionette Clock

The Marionette Clock is a secretly popular spot in Yamanaka Onsen. Everyday at a regular time, the clock opens its door and dolls dance to cheerful music. Waiting for the appearance of the dolls while taking a foot bath in front of the clock is one of the pleasures for frequent travelers.

Shop

Yamanaka Lacquerware

Yamanaka Lacquerware

The origin of Yamanaka Lacquerware dates back in the late 16th century. In the 17th century, Yamanaka imported new lacquer artwork techniques from Aizu, Kyoto and Kanazawa area, and achieved further growth as a production region of lacquerware such as utensils for tea ceremony. The level of craftsmen who shape wooden basis is said to be top-class in Japan in both quality and quantity.

Kutani  Pottery

Kutani Pottery

One of the features of Kutani Pottery is a technique of raised painting “Gosai” that consists of five colors “red, yellow, green, purple and ultramarine blue”. Most designs depict natural scenes and convey both dynamic and subtle images at the same time. Also, it has other attractive techniques: “Aode” which uses green and yellow abundantly reminds you of Gogh’s oil paintings, and “Akae” which solely uses a bright red color.

Kaga Vegetables

Kaga Vegetables

Kaga vegetables refer to the kinds which have been cultivated before 1940 and still are grown in Kanazawa now. The 15 varieties of Kaga vegetables are Sweet potato, Kaga lotus, Bamboo sprout, Kaga-buto cucumber, Okinawan spinach, Kaga soy, Egg-plant, Japanese radish, Japanese parsley, Utsugi-akagawa-amaguri pumpkin, Kanazawa-ippon-futo leek, Futatsuka mustard leaf, Red taro stem, Arrowhead, Kanazawa chrysanthemum.

Experience

So-yu “Kiku-no-YU”

So-yu “Kiku-no-YU”

It is a public community bath which is unique in all of Japan, because it has different bathing buildings for men and ladies. The bathhouse for men has a massive appearance, while the building with the gracefully curved roof houses the ladies’ bathing space and Yamanaka-za inside.

Foot Bath “Kasa-no-tsuyu”

Foot Bath “Kasa-no-tsuyu”

Take a rest for your fatigued legs in the bath in front of Kiku-no-Yu during sightseeing. You can also drink the hot spring water.

温泉玉子つくり

Hot Spring Egg Cooking

Try to boil eggs in the hot spring water source in front of the men’s facility of Kiku-no-Yu. Cook an original boiled egg to your favorite hardness.

Kakusenkei Gorge

Kakusenkei Gorge

Kakusenkei is the gorge of Daishoji River between Korogi Bridge and Kurotani Bridge which river flows along the hot spring town. A 1.3-kilometer promenade is set out along the river, and is a fascinating sightseeing spot throughout the four seasons.

Tour of the Three Bridges

Korogi Bridge

Korogi Bridge

Korogi Bridge is said to be a major place of scenic beauty and has an impressive appearance made all of Japanese cypress.

Ayatori Bridge

Ayatori Bridge

Ayatori Bridge is an S-letter shaped red-purple bridge designed by a Japanese flower arrangement expert.

黒谷橋

Kurotani Bridge

Originally built of wood, in 1935 Kurotani Bridge changed into a stone bridge which is reminiscent of the old Japanese Taisho period.

Yamanaka of Basho

Basho-do Hut

Basho-do Hut

After entering the promenade from Kurotani Bridge over the Kakusenkei Gorge, you can see an old hut which enshrines the Poet Basho and is a secluded building with sunshine filtering through leaves. In front of the hut is a popular café among ladies “Higashiyama Bonheur” surrounded by green trees.

Kagari Stone Monument

Kagari Stone Monument

On the stone monument of the prominent Japanese haiku poet Basho next to Korogi Bridge is inscribed a haiku poem read by him when he was touched by the natural beauty in this area.

※Matsuo Basho is one of the most famous Japanese haiku poets in the 17th century.
Recommended Spots

Recommended Spots


The Great Cedar of Kayano

The Great Cedar of Kayano

The sacred tree said to be 2,300 years old in Sugawara Shrine is a spiritual place among well-informed people and has been designated as a national natural treasure. The famous Kusa -dango (Mugwort-flavored rice dumpling) shop across from the shrine is popular for souvenirs. (Closed in winter)

Io-ji Temple

Io-ji Temple

The temple stands on a hill with a view of Yamanaka Onsen district. Yamanaka Onsen is said to be founded by a monk Gyoki and the temple was built to protect the onsen town. Pure water springs out in the shrine.

Nearby Amusement Spots for Children

Nearby Amusement Spots for Children


Yuu-Yuu-Kan (Roadside complex facility)

Yuu-Yuu-Kan
(Roadside complex facility)

The complex spa facility can be enjoyed by people of all ages, from children to the elderly, which has hot spring baths, a 25-meter swimming pool, a shallow pool for infants with a slide, a fitness center, a shop offering local products, etc.

Address: I-19, Korogi-cho, Yamanaka-onsen, Kaga-city, Ishikawa
TEL:0761-78-5546
Closed: Tuesdays
(Shop is open throughout the year.)
Open Hours:10:00〜22:00

Nata Temple

Nata Temple

The temple is famous for the beautiful colored leaves, where stunning sceneries like Chinese landscape paintings can be seen.

Address: Yu-122, Nata-machi, Komatsu-city, Ishikawa
Hours: 8:30~16:45(Open 365 days)

Kaga Fruit Land

Kaga Fruit Land

A fruit farm with an area of about 830,000㎡ where visitors can pick seasonal fruits such as strawberries, grapes, apples, blueberries and etc.

Address: I-59-1, Yutaka-machi, Kaga-city, Ishikawa
TEL:0761-72-1800
Open Hours: 9:00~17:00
Closed: Year-end and New Year holidays (Please contact directly)

Yunokuni-no-mori

Yunokuni-no-mori

The craftwork colony is located in an area of about 430,000 ㎡ surrounded by nature where you can enjoy many experiences such as making traditional craftworks, or cooking Japanese confectionery and cuisine of Ishikawa area. The old private residences used for each studio were moved from different places which houses introduce the culture in this area.

Address: Na-3-3, Awazu-onsen, Komatsu-city, Ishikawa
TEL:0761-65-3456
Closed: Year-end and New Year holidays (12/29~1/1)
Hours: 9:00~16:30
(Open until 17:00 during summer and Golden Week; Japanese Holiday week from end of April to beginning of May)

Ishikawa Zoo

Ishikawa Zoo

The zoo with the concept “Enjoy Playing and Learning” is designed for visitors to observe the lifestyles of animals and foster the spirit of animal protection.

Address: 600, Tokusan-machi, Nomi-city, Ishikawa
TEL:0761-51-8500
Hours:9:00〜17:00 (April 1-October 31)
9:00〜16:30 (November 1-March 31)
Closed: Tuesdays
/ Year-end and New Year holidays
(If Tuesday is a national holiday, then the following Wednesday will be closed)

Tedori Fishland

Tedori Fishland

Tedori Fishland is one of the biggest leisure facilities in Hokuriku area which has an amusement park, a fishing pond, a game corner and a pet shop.

Address: Tsu-58, Ao-machi, Nomi-city, Ishikawa
TEL:0761-57-2211
Closed: Wednesdays
(Game corner “Joy Park” and the pet shop are open daily)
Open Hours: Varies by seasonality

Fukui Shibamasa World Amusement Park

The Fukui Shibamasa World
Amusement Park

The park features “Kids Paradise” where 12 indoor attraction games can be enjoyed even on rainy days, a water park with a large pool with the world’s highest and longest water slides, roller coasters, auto-camping grounds and a lawn park.

Address: 45-1, Hamaji, Mikuni-cho, Sakai-city, Fukui
TEL:0776-81-2110
Operation hours & holiday vary by seasonality

The Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

The Fukui Prefectural
Dinosaur Museum

As many as 42 dinosaur skeletons of the whole body, a large-scaled diorama which is a reproduction of a forest when dinosaurs existed and other exhibitions on display entertain people of all ages.

Address: Katsuyama Dinosaur Forest, Terao 51-11, Muraoka-cho, Katsuyama-city, Fukui
TEL:0779-88-0001
Open Hours: 9:00〜17:00 

  • 定休日:
  • Closed: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, Year-end and New Year holidays and other temporary closing days
    (Open daily during summer vacation)