Rest Spot Spots in Ishikawa Area

  • Roadside Station Noto Shokusai Ichiba
    201 Reviews
    Ishikawa Pref. Nanaoshi Fuchumachi Outside 13-1
    With a fish theme, the Roadside Station Noto Shokusai Ichiba is located in Noto’s biggest fishing port—Nanao Port—and it is a wharf building packed with the charms of Noto including tourism guidance and restaurants, focusing particularly on the sale of specialty items from Noto and fresh fish from the morning’s catch. Right next to the ocean, you get a wide view of the peaceful waves in Nanao Bay. Approximately 18 minutes by car via Tatsuruhama Interchange on the Noto Satoyama Kaido.

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  • Roadside Station Komatsu Kibagata
    45 Reviews
    Ishikawa Pref. Komatsushi Rendaijimachi Ke 2-2
    "A roadside station located right next to the Rendaiji Interchange on the National Route 8 Bypass. The station's farmhouse restaurant, Shikisai, serves original set meals made with an abundance of local ingredients such as Hotarumai rice grown in the firefly-rich mountains of the area, as well as local Komatsu dishes like ""Komatsu Udon"" noodles, once a favorite of the great poet Matsuo Basho. The recommended ""Tomato Curry"" is a limited time dish made using Komatsu-grown tomatoes and only the water from the vegetables used in it. The station's farm-fresh shop Jinomonya sells a wide selection of fresh-picked farm produce and processed foods."

    地元のお土産を買うのに立ち寄りました。 山手に近いだけに野菜中心ですが、色々買えて 良かったです。 名前を呼ばれて振り向くと、顔見知りが居ました。 何故、此処に居るの?と聞きましたら隣で畑をしてて 此処で販売させて頂きます。と・・・ 偶然に何年かぶりに会いました。

  • Roadside Station Togiumi Kaido
    20 Reviews
    Ishikawa Pref. Hakuigunshikamachi Togiryoukemachi Ta-11
    A roadside station situated along National Route 249 in Shika Town, Hakui County, Ishikawa Prefecture. Located close to Masuhogaura Beach, famous for its sakuragai tellins, and visitors can park their car and stroll the beach. A bench installed along the beach, recognized by Guinness as the longest in the world, creates a unique view. Inside, the station's shop sells shellwork made with the pink shells of sakuragai, as well as tasty foods made with Noto beef perfect for taking home as a souvenir. The station's soft serve ice cream, made with Irish cobbler potatoes, is particularly popular. The adjoining Sea Side Villa Bokkai resort hotel can also be used as a daytrip spa facility.


  • Roadside Station Sena
    Ishikawa Pref. Hakusanshi Seto Tora 163-1
    "A roadside station located at the junction of National Routes 360 and 157 in Hakusan City, Ishikawa Prefecture. The area is the entranceway to Hakusan from the Ishikawa side. From here, the Platinum Route continues on, connecting the three prefectures of Ishikawa, Gifu, and Fukui. The station has a bakery which sells goods made with local ingredients, and all of its breads are made using hot spring water from Shiramine. The station's souvenir shop as a ""100 select products from Hakusan"" area where you can find kata tofu, loach, foods made with wild game, and many other items."
  • Roadside Station Wajima
    Ishikawa Pref. Wajimashi Kawaimachi 20-1-131
    A roadside station built on the site of the former Wajima Station on the now discontinued Noto Railway. Located close to the city center, the station aims to be a new area gathering space and is outfitted with facilities such as a bus terminal and taxi stand. The station's brand new facility building features lacquered support pillars and the exterior is modeled after traditional Wajima architecture, with a gabled roof and latticework. The station also has a waiting area and tourist information center which includes a desk specifically for international tourists. The station's shop sells specialty products like Wajima lacquerware and seafood. A portion of the original train station platform and tracks have also been preserved to the delight of train enthusiasts.
  • Roadside Station Uchinada Sunset Park
    Ishikawa Pref. Kahokugunuchinadamachi Daigaku 1-4-1
    "A roadside station located on a hill in Uchinada Town with a sweeping view of the surrounding scenery extending from Mt. Hakusan to Mt. Tateyama located a 20 minute drive from the Kanazawa-higashi Interchange on the Hokuriku Expressway. Located between the Sea of Japan and Kahokugata Lagoon, the Uchinada Bridge, known as the ""Sunset Bridge,"" is located a short distance away on foot; lit up at night, the bridge is an extremely popular date spot. Uchinadacho Total Park and the Uchinada-machi Museum are also located within a 10 minute walk of the station, making it a convenient base for area sightseeing. The station has a farm fresh shop, cafe, and restaurant, and also holds music and food events on many evenings."
  • Roadside Station Kurikara Genpei no Sato (Kurikarajuku)
    Ishikawa Pref. Kahokuguntsubatamachi Takehashi Nishi 270
    "A roadside station located in Kurikara, Tsubata Town. The station is adjoined by a banquet hall, training facility, and a hot spring bath facility renowned for the skin beautifying properties of its waters called Genpei no Yu. In the station's ""Juku no Ichi"" shop, you can buy local foods such as ""Kurikara Soba"" noodles, a local specialty product, as well as local liquors, crafts, and more. The station also offers simple and comfortable Japanese-style hotel rooms and various discount lodging plans which include sightseeing trips to area spots like the Kurikara Fudo-ji Temple and the Kenrokuen garden. The family plan is particularly popular and includes two meals. Women will be interested in the ""Kaga Kaiseki Take"" plan, which includes kaiseki course cuisine made with fresh ingredients from Kanazawa. The station's restaurant, only open for breakfast and dinner, serves seasonal Japanese cuisine. Visitors are encouraged to try the ""Genpei Bento"" boxed meal."
  • Roadside Station Noroshi
    Ishikawa Pref. Suzushi Noroshimachi Te
    "A roadside station situated at the base of the Rokkosaki Lighthouse on the tip of the Noto Peninsula along Prefectural Route 28 Otani Noroshi Iida Line. The station sells ""Ohama Daizu no Kodawari Jidofu"" tofu, a local specialty product made with just Suzu-grown Ohama soybeans and Suzu natural nigari bittern, an ingredient which has been designated a National Important Intangible Cultural Property. This tasty tofu variety is characterized by its mild sweetness and natural soybean aroma and body. In addition to other local specialty products, the station's shop also sells a popular soy milk soft serve ice cream. The station serves as a local gathering space and events such as tofu making classes and kinako toasted soybean flour grinding using a stone mill are conducted here."
  • Roadside Station Yamanaka Onsen Yukemuri Kenko-Mura
    Ishikawa Pref. Kagashi Yamanakaonsenkorogimachi Ai 19
    "A roadside station located in Yamanaka Onsen, one of Kaga's many hot spring districts. The station sells local rice and vegetables, as well as snacks, traditional crafts, and other goods perfect for souvenirs. The station's ""kiku no onsen tamago"" slow-boiled eggs are particularly popular and are characterized by a gooey texture and rich flavor. One recommended product is the station's paper reusable shopping bags painted with Yamanaka lacquer; there are 23 colors to choose from. The Yuyukan, located on the station's grounds, has a heated pool, hot spring baths fed by a Yamanaka Onsen natural hot spring, gym, and a full array of other facilities. A great place to relax for the whole family. The station is open year round, while other facilities on the grounds are closed on Tuesdays."
  • Roadside Station Anamizu
    Ishikawa Pref. Housugunanamizumachi Omachi Chi -41 - 6
    A roadside station standing along Prefectural Route 113 in Anamizu Town, Hosu County, Ishikawa Prefecture. The station adjoins Anamizu Station, the last stop on the Noto Railway. The station is home to Shiki Saisai, a specialty products shop selling local foods, and you can also eat curry and other light meals here. Sawayaka Koryukan Puruto, a local community center located on the station grounds, functions as a library and also has work spaces and free Wi-Fi. Due to its location next to the train station, this roadside station is frequently visited by train riders.
  • Roadside Station Ikko-Ikki no Sato
    Ishikawa Pref. Hakusanshi Deaimachi Instep 36
    A roadside station standing along National Route 360 in the Hokuriku region. Sightseeing destinations such as the National Historic Site-designated Torigoe Castle Ruins; picturesque Tedori Ravine; and the Gojudani no Osugi, a giant cedar tree designated a Natural Monument by the prefecture of Ishikawa, are conveniently located within a 15 minute driving range of the station. The station is also the site of a history museum (Ikko Ikki History Museum) and agricultural culture museum where visitors can learn about the Kaga Rebellion which occurred here 500 years ago as well as the lifestyle of ancient area farmers. The station's shop sells specialty products like fresh local vegetables and Torigoe-grown rice. The handmade noodles served in the station's soba restaurant are exquisite.
  • Roadside Station Orihime-no-sato Nakanoto
    Ishikawa Pref. Kashimagunnakanotomachi Ida 10-1
    A roadside station standing along the Kashima Bypass a 10 minute drive from the Uwadanayada Interchange on the Noto Satoyama Kaido Road. Many historical sites can be found within a 30 minute drive of the station, including the Shinnozuka Kofun, one of the largest ancient kofun burial mounds in Hokuriku; and the Sugitani Chanobatake Site, where the oldest onigiri rice balls in Japan were excavated. In spring, cherry trees growing on the grounds come into bloom. The station also has a dog park and playground equipment to help visitors unwind. The station has a shop (Orihime Market) which sells fresh-picked Noto vegetables and other foods as well as a food court (Orihime Dining) where you can eat local specialty dishes and other cuisine created based on the premise of local production for local consumption.
  • Roadside Station Suzunari
    Ishikawa Pref. Suzushi Nonoemachi SI - 15
    A roadside station located in Nonoe-machi, Suzu City. The station is housed inside the remodeled Suzu Station building, a station once used on the now defunct Noto Line railway. The building is notable for still retaining features like the original train platform area. Inside, the station offers a large selection of local souvenirs like local vegetables, pickled fish, and beach salt. Specialty products the station sells include charcoal braziers and stoves made with diatomite. The station's soft serve ice cream, made with beach salt, is a popular choice for enjoying while walking around. The station also has a tourist information desk where visitors can get sightseeing info on Suzu City.
  • Roadside Station Korogaki-no-Sato Shika
    Ishikawa Pref. Hakuigunshikamachi Sueyoshi New senior management 10
    A roadside station standing along National Route 249 in the center of the Noto Peninsula which serves as a gateway to the southern half of the peninsula. The station's Shunsaikan farm-fresh market sells vegetables fresh-picked that morning as well as local crafts and seafood like turban shell and nori. You can also buy a popular soft serve ice cream made with dried persimmons, a local specialty product. At the adjoining Aqua Park Shi-On, you can enjoy swimming in a heated pool and bathing in natural hot spring waters. The station also has RV parking with electrical hookups and garbage cans which can be used to spend the night.
  • Roadside Station Suzu-Endenmura
    Ishikawa Pref. Suzushi Shimizumachi 1-58-1
    A roadside station standing along National Route 249 in Suzu City, Ishikawa Prefecture. Situated in a picturesque location overlooking the Sea of Japan, the facility has shops selling local souvenirs, an information corner, and toilets. There’s also a salt museum which presents materials relating to the agehama salt farming method traditionally used in the Noto region, the history of salt making, and cultural uses of salt found around the world. The museum also holds reservation-only salt making classes.
  • Roadside Station Senmaida Pocket Park
    Ishikawa Pref. Wajimashi Shiroyonemachi H-99-5
    A roadside station situated along National Route 249 in Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture. In addition to being a roadside station, the facility is also the site of a picturesque viewpoint, and from the observatory area, you can get a sweeping view of the Shiroyone Senmaida Rice Terraces, selected as one of the 100 most scenic rice terrace areas in Japan. The station was recently remodeled in 2013, increasing the number of cars it can accommodate in its parking area. The station's light meal corner offers a full menu of selections. Many of the items on offer here are also unique, such as soft serve ice cream, chewy taiyaki pastries made with glutinous rice, and onigiri rice balls made with rice from the Senmaida terraces.
  • Roadside Station Noto Satoyama Airport
    Ishikawa Pref. Wajimashi Mimachi Sue 10-11-1
    A roadside station which makes use of the entire Noto Airport facility and serves as a convenient departure point for area sightseeing. In addition to departure and arrival lobbies, the four story airport terminal building has restaurants, conference rooms, and administrative offices, functioning as a roadside station as well as an airport. There's an information center on the first floor which distributes sightseeing pamphlets for the Noto area and a shop selling local specialty products in the first floor arrival lobby. The lobby is also directly connected to a taxi and bus terminal. On the third floor, there's an observation deck with a view of the runways and the Anon restaurant from which you can see the Tateyama and Hakusan mountain ranges.
  • Roadside Station Notojima
    Ishikawa Pref. Nanaoshi Notojimakoudamachi 122-14
    "A roadside station standing along Prefectural Route 47 in almost the exact center of the island of Notojima floating in Nanao Bay. The stations souvenir store carries fresh local seafood, meats, fresh vegetables, and foods. The popular ""Noto Milk Berry,"" a two-layer cake made with Noto milk and Notojima blueberries, can only be bought here. The station's restaurant serves local seafood dishes and offers a view of gentle Nanao Bay. The station also has a dog park which is safe even for small dog breeds to play in."
  • Megumi Hakusan
    6 Reviews
    Ishikawa Hakusan-shi Miyamarumachi 2183


  • Roadside Station Takamatsu Satoyama
    18 Reviews
    Ishikawa Kahoku-shi Futatsuya Fu 16-3


Ishikawa Areas


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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