Noto Peninsula (Noto Peninsula, Ishikawa Pref.)
A hospitable peninsula where a unique Japanese landscape beckons.
- (Mar. - May)
- (Jun. - Aug.)
- (Sept. - Nov.)
- (Dec. - Feb.)
- : Culture
- : Gourmet
- : Relaxation
- : Shopping
- : Scenery
- : Convenience
- Festivals of Noto
Noto Kiriko festivals are summer events held in over 100 different locations across virtually the entire Noto Peninsula from the beginning of July to the middle of September. Kiriko Kaikan is a hall where kiriko lanterns are displayed.
- Tall festival lanterns (see photograph)
Wajima-nuri constitutes a superior type of lacquerware that enjoys worldwide renown. Base coats are repeatedly applied to wood material to create a final product over the course of three to six months. Take a stroll through a morning market in Wajima and explore studios where visitors can freely observe the unfolding of the creative process.
- Wakura Onsen
Overlooking Nanao Bay, Wakura Onsen is one of the leading hot spring areas in Japan. Several large, deluxe inns are ready to extend pleasing hospitality of the highest order. Hometown cuisine made with local specialties will surely delight your palate.
- By air:
- Haneda Airport - Noto Airport; 1 hour
- By train:
- Tokyo Station - Wakura Onsen Station; 5 hours
- Osaka Station - Wakura Onsen Station; 3 hours
- Tourism Bureau, Ishikawa Prefecture Government
- http://www.hot-ishikawa.jp/f-lang/chn-trad/(Traditional Chinese)
- http://www.hot-ishikawa.jp/f-lang/chn-simp/(simplified hinese)