Popular Spot Spots in Ishikawa Area

  • Ataka no Seki Komatsu Kanjincho no Sato
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ishikawa Komatsu-shi Atakamachi Ta 140-4
    "A facility located in Ataka Park dedicated to Ataka-no-Seki, a checkpoint station famously featured in the well-known kabuki play, ""Kanjincho."" The open and airy Ataka View Terrace facility offers a view of the nearby ocean. This seaside station sells a variety of local products as well as merchandise featuring Kabukki, the city's mascot. The Ataka-no-Seki-themed items make for popular souvenirs. There's also a cafe. The Kanjincho Museum holds abridged performances of ""Kanjincho"" and its three exhibit areas provide information on Ataka-no-Seki. The museum also displays kabuki costumes, joruri puppets, and contains information on the history of the area as well as the samurai Minamoto no Yoshitsune and the warrior monk Benkei."
  • Tsurugi Station
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ishikawa Hakusan-shi Tsurugihonmachi 4-50-3-1
    A station on the Hokuriku Railroad Ishikawa Line located in Tsurugi-honmachi, Hakusan City, Ishikawa Prefecture. The station has two platforms with two sets of tracks, one for each platform; the station is only staffed during the daytime. Once, the station was served by the now-abolished Nomi Line; later, the Hokuriku Railroad stations up to Kaga Ichinomiya Station were abolished, and today, this station is the last stop on the Ishikawa Line.
  • Wajima Drama Memorial Hall
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ishikawa Pref. Wajimashi Kawaimachi 1-38
    "A museum located close to the Iroha Bridge dedicated to the NHK serial drama ""Mare,"" which was set in Wajima City. Inside the museum you'll find recreations of sets for locations which appeared in the drama such as the Maimon Shokudo restaurant and Salon Haru. The museum also displays some of the clothing from the show as well as a model of the large cake used in the opening credits. The museum shop sells merchandise based on the ""Majo-hime"" character from the show. You can also buy a cup of soft serve ice cream which comes with a ceramic Majo-hime spoon."
  • Mantennoyu Kanazawa
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Nakamuramachi 5-52

Ishikawa Areas

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Long, thin Ishikawa prefecture runs along the Sea of Japan up into Noto Peninsula. Highlights of the seaside towns lining the west coast include Kanazawa, often described as a "Little Kyoto" thanks to its old wooden tea houses and geisha culture as well as its picturesque Japanese garden, Kenroku-en.

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