Sightseeing in Noto

  1. Oku Noto
  2. Nakanoto
  3. Noto Peninsula

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Oku Noto area

  • Kawaimachi, Wajima City

Wajima Morning Market

Known as one of the three major morning markets in Japan, it has a history of more than 1000 years. There are about 200 stores that sell locally grown vegetables, seafood, and folk crafts.


  • Wajima City Marine Town

Wajima Kiriko Art Museum

Kiriko is a portable shrine that illuminates the feet of a portable shrine at a festival in Noto. The big ones are about the height of the 4th floor of the building and are impressive.


  • Shiroyonemachi, Wajima City

Shiroyone Senmaida

Scenery of rice terraces representing Noto's Satoyama Satoumi. Since machines cannot be used, rice is still planted and harvested by hand.


  • Wajima City Machinomachi Sosogi


Rough waves have opened a window-like hole of about 2m in the middle of the rock. The surrounding Sosoki coast is lined with the rough coastline of the Sea of Japan.

  • Wajima City Monzenmachi

Sochiji Soin

Omotoyama Sojiji Temple of the Soto sect. Motoyama moved to Yokohama due to the great fire of the Meiji era, but it remains as the Soin.


  • Wajima City Monzenmachi

Snow split grass colony

Snow-splitting grass blooms from late March to early April. A cliff about 230 meters above sea level continues, and a lighthouse is built in one corner.

Monzenmachi Tourist Guide

  • Anamizu Town Neki, Nakai

Waiting for us

It was used in a primitive fishing method to keep an eye on the mullet on the mullet all day long. You can see the original scenery of Noto.

  • Anamizu Town Otogasaki

Noto Great Buddha

A big Buddha over 8m. It is said to be the Great Buddha of Longevity because the person who made it lived longer. The surrounding parks include a three-storied pagoda and a wooden bridge.

  • Anamizu Town Asahigaoka

Noto wine

Wine made from grapes grown in Noto's nature. You can tour the factory and sample it. A vast vineyard spreads out.


  • Nanao City-Anamizu Town

Noto Railway

A local line that runs between Nanao and Anamizu. The sightseeing train "Noto Satoyama Satoumi" offers a view of Noto's Satoyama Satoumi, such as Nanao Bay and the rural scenery of Noto.


  • Shimizumachi, Suzu City

Suzu Shioda Village

We are making salt by the "Fried beach style" that is handed down in the Noto region. You can learn about the history of salt making at the Salt Museum.


  • Noroshimachi, Suzu City

Rokkosaki Lighthouse

Located at the forefront of the Noto Peninsula, it is the point of contact between Sotoura and Uchiura. It is famous for seeing "the rising sun from the sea and the setting sun over the sea" at the same place.

  • Misakimachi, Suzu City

Suzu Shrine

It is a guardian deity of the Sea of Japan side, and is a shrine built during the time of the 10th Emperor Sujin. The "Cicada Flute" stored in the Treasure Hall is a product related to Yoshitsune.

  • Ukai, Horyumachi, Suzu City


Mitsukejima is also known as "Gunkanjima" because the shape of the island resembles a warship. At low tide you can walk closer to the island.

  • Noto Town Ossaka
  • Opened in June 2020

Squid station Tsukuru mall

There is a squid restaurant, a sales corner for processed squid products, and a tour boat. You can experience sea kayaking, sap, etc.


  • Noto Town Ossaka

Tsukumo Bay

A ria coast consisting of ninety-nine coves. It is one of the 100 Landscapes of Japan. A tour boat runs in the bay and a promenade is maintained.

  • Noto Town Ossaka

Noto Marine Center

Adjacent to Tsukumo Bay, it is a facility where you can experience the sea and nature, such as a 3D theater and a touch pool where you can come in contact with sea creatures.


  • Noto Town Kanmachi

Yanagida Botanical Park

You can enjoy seasonal flowers such as irises and azaleas. There is also a restaurant, planetarium and cottages.


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Nakanoto area

  • Notojima Town, Nanao City

Notojima Aquarium

The only aquarium on the Sea of Japan side where you can see whale sharks. The fusion of projection mapping and the sea corridor and dolphin show are also highlights.


Glass Art Museum
  • Noto Island, Nanao City

Ishikawa Notojima Glass Art Museum

It has a collection of about 400 works by contemporary glass artists from all over the world, and a special exhibition introducing glass works from each region is also held.


  • Noto Island, Nanao City

Notojima Glass Studio

You can observe the production of blown glass and enjoy various experiences such as sandblasting experience and drawing glass experience.


  • Noto Island, Nanao City

Roadside Station Notojima

There is a dining corner where you can enjoy local mountain seafood and a souvenir corner where you can buy souvenirs from Noto Island. Perfect for a short break.


  • Fuchumachi, Nanao City

Roadside Station Noto Shokusai Ichiba

There is a "Noto Fresh Market" where you can find fresh fish and shellfish from Noto, and you can bake what you bought on the spot at the Hamayaki corner.


Nanao Art Museum
  • Komaruyamadai, Nanao City

Ishikawa Nanao Art Museum

Exhibits centered on works related to Noto. In spring, we hold a series of stores of the painter "Hasegawa Tohaku" from Nanao every year.


  • Kojimamachi, Nanao City

Mountain temples and temples

It started with Toshiie Maeda arranging temples of each denomination in order to divert them to a defensive position from the direction of Oku Noto. There are 16 temples left.

Noto Satoyama Satoumi Museum ③
  • Kojimamachi, Nanao City

Noto Satoyama Satoumi Museum

It is a "experience museum" where you can see, touch, and enjoy the rich nature, history, and culture of Noto's Satoyama Satoumi.


  • Wakuramachi, Nanao City

Wakura Onsen Festival Hall

Introducing four festivals: Nanao City's representative Ao Kashiwa Festival, Notojima Koda Fire Festival, Ishizaki Koda Festival, and Okumako Festival. You can also experience a simulated festival.


Hanayome Norenkan
  • Umadashimachi, Nanao City

Hanayome Norenkan

One of the wedding customs that began in the Kaga domain, "Bride's Goodwill" is exhibited, which is hung between the Buddhist altars at the time of marriage and passed by the bride.


  • Nishibaba, Nakanoto Town

Ame no Miyako Tombs

It is a group of 36 burial mounds built in the 4th to 5th centuries. It is believed that the former King of Noto is sleeping because of the size of the tumulus and the burial items.

  • Ida, Nakanoto Town

In Orihime no Sato

You can buy local vegetables and fresh fish from the morning. At the food court, you can enjoy a menu that makes the best use of local ingredients.


  • Nakanoto Town Sekidosan

Sekidosan Omiyabo

It is said that there were about 360 wards at the peak of Noto's Shugendo. The most prestigious and prestigious "Omiyabo" has been restored.

  • Shika Town

Heike Garden

The Heike is a large shoya that ruled the 13 villages of the Tokugawa shogunate, and has a vast mansion of 6,000 tsubo. The beautiful garden is the highlight.

Yase Cliff
  • Shika Town Sasanami

Yase Cliff

The precipitous cliff that was also the setting for Seicho Matsumoto's "Zero Focus". It was also the location of the movie. The view from a height of 35m above sea level is freezing.

  • Shika Town Togiryokemachi

The longest bench in the world

The total length is 460.9m. In 1989 (Heisei 1), it was published in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest bench in the world. The sunset seen from the bench is superb.

  • Shika Town Nanami

Hatago Iwa

It is also called Noto Futami. There is a mysterious legend that it turned into a rock when the loom was thrown into the sea.

  • Shika Town Togiushioroshi


Iwamon, one of the famous places of Noto Kongo. It is a cave of holes opened by rough waves. There is a pleasure boat and you can enjoy the view from the sea.

Old Fukuura Lighthouse
  • Shika Town Fukura Port

Old Fukuura Lighthouse

It is the oldest wooden lighthouse in Japan. In 2019, it was additionally certified as a Japanese heritage "a different space spun by men's dreams beyond the rough seas".

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Noto area

  • Hakui City

Keta Grand Shrine

It is widely known as Noto's Ichinomiya. It enshrines Okuninushi, the god of love fulfillment, and is also famous as a power spot for marriage.


  • Hakui City

Myojoji Temple

At the head temple of the Nichiren sect, there are ten buildings of national important cultural properties built by the Maeda family, and the five-storied pagoda is the best in Hokuriku.


  • Hakui City

Eikoji Temple

It is said that Keizan Keizan was built before the construction of Sojiji Temple. It is an ancient temple that occupies the most important position in the history of the development of the Soto sect.

  • Hakui City

Roadside Station Noto Chirihama

Located right next to the Chirihama IC, you can find delicious local dishes such as a restaurant with veggie broth dishes that are kind to the body and bread made with rice flour.


Cosmo Isle Hakui
  • Hakui City

Cosmo Isle Hakui

NASA Special Cooperation Space Science Museum. Many spacecraft, satellites, and real meteorites actually manufactured for space development are exhibited.


  • Hakui City

Chirihama Noto Rest House

Located on the entrance and exit of the Chirihama Nagisa Driveway, there is a restaurant with a view of the sea and a shop where you can buy a lot of souvenirs from Noto.


  • Hakui City
  • Hodatsushimizu Town

Chirihama Nagisa Driveway

The only beach in Japan where you can drive on a sandy beach. The reason is that the sand is fine and moderately moist. You can feel the pleasant sea breeze.

Kita family ①
  • Hodatsushimizu Town

Kaga Clan Tomura role Kita family

The leading role of Tomura, who supported Kaga Hyakumangoku behind the scenes and ruled more than 200 villages. The entrance and tatami room where you can feel the life of a samurai are open to the public.

  • Hodatsushimizu Town

Kaga Domain Tomurasei Okabe Family

He played the role of Tomura in the Kaga domain, and in the 6th year of Kaei, he left the form of serving as the main lodging camp during the Noto cruise by Saiyasu Maeda.

  • Hodatsushimizu Town

Row of ginkgo trees

A row of ginkgo trees in Higashino, Hodatsushimizu Town. The best time to see it is around November. Ginkgo trees line up on both sides at a distance of about 500 meters.

  • Hodatsushimizu Town

Shiho / Sakura no Sato Kofun Park

A park where you can see about 1000 cherry blossoms of 36 types in Hodatsushimizu Town, which is known as a famous place for cherry blossoms. There are many other cherry blossom viewing spots in the town.

  • Hodatsushimizu Town

Suemori Castle Remains

It is a mountain castle that was attacked by Sassa Narimasa, but the castle owner Okumura Nagatomi defended it and escaped the fall with the support of Toshiie Maeda.

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