Not just maple leaves! Picturesque autumn sightseeing spots | Hida Toyama Ishikawa Tourism Association(Hietsuno)

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Not just maple leaves! Picturesque autumn sightseeing spots

Autumn

Not just maple leaves! Picturesque autumn sightseeing spots

Autumn is the season of blessings. It is the season when the autumn maple leaves are beautiful, but there are many other attractions! Let us introduce the spectacular autumn scenery and sightseeing spots of Hietsuno.

[Himi City] Jonichi-ji Temple's Great Ginkgo Tree

On the grounds of Jonichi-ji Temple, there is a towering giant ginkgo tree that is said to have been planted at the time of its construction.
It boasts the largest trunk circumference of a female plant in Japan, and is one of the 27 ginkgo trees designated as a national natural monument.

 [Himi City] Jonichi-ji Temple's Great Ginkgo Tree

http://www.kitokitohimi.com/site/tourism-guide/280.html

Hikiyama

There are three Hikiyama festivals: Ebie (on the autumnal equinox), Shinminato (October 1st), and Daimon (the day before National Sports Day).
The Shin-Minato Hikiyama Festival is a nationally-designated important intangible folk cultural property, with 13 floats, the largest number in the prefecture, parading through the town. See the gorgeous Hikiyama of Imizu.

Hikiyama

https://www.imizu-kanko.jp/

[Noto] Okuma Kabuto Festival

The grand festival of Kumakabuto Arakashihiko Shrine, which is known for its huge banners that reach heights of 20-something meters. It is designated as an important intangible folk culture asset as the "Kuma Kabuto Hatsuka Festival's Banner Rite."

[Noto] Okuma Kabuto Festival

https://www.hot-ishikawa.jp/event/6870

[Toyama] Tonami Yumenotaira Ski Resort

In autumn, the ski slopes are covered with a million cosmoses as they bloom. If you take the lift on Saturdays and Sundays, you will be able to enjoy the view of cosmoses and scattered houses below.

 [Toyama] Tonami Yumenotaira Ski Resort

https://www.city.tonami.toyama.jp/kanko/entry/?id=1330495346

Iox-Arosa Ski Resort (yellow cosmos)

The Yellow Cosmos Festival is held every year during the ski resort's off-season. Gondolas are also in operation during the event, and you can enjoy a great view from the mountaintop.

Iox-Arosa Ski Resort (yellow cosmos)

https://iox-arosa.jp/green/