A natural hot spring counted amongst one of Japan's three famous onsen.
Senmaida Rice Terraces
The World Heritage Site with scenery that makes it the star of "Noto's Land & Sea." A nationally designated scenic spot.
Tsuzawa Yotaka Andon Festival
Experience the thrill as these large festival floats painted with images of warriors are crashed into one another!
The freshest catch
Enjoy the morning's catch, brought in fresh from the fishing harbor.
Hietsuno is a beautiful area of Japan with many sights to see. Located almost in the center of Japan's main island, the area was once composed of three separate cities and villages—Hida, Etchu, and Noto—from which Hietsuno gets its name, using the first Chinese character from each name.
With its variety of festivals and events, to its local food sourced from land and sea, beautiful vistas, and unique historical sites and cultural facilities, Hietsuno attracts many visitors through the year.
Access via highway and shinkansen has improved dramatically, making it much easier to visit. Why not make your visit to Hietsuno?
Annually on May 1 (Pre-festival on April 30)
Takaoka Mikurumayama Festival
"It is said that Maeda Toshiie, the first lord of th...
Annually on April 14 & 15 (Spring,) October 9 & 10 (Fall)
"“The Takayama Festival” refers to both The Takayama...
Use these carefully-selected sightseeing routes to enjoy all that Hietsuno has to offer.
With these courses, you can enjoy your choice of ocean, mountains, history and culture, etc. by area!
Put together your favorite locations as you like!
See pamphlets about the cities and towns of the Hietsuno sightseeing area.
Inside, you'll find more detailed information about how to enjoy each area.
Take a look!