A trip to the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture

The Noto Peninsula is the largest peninsula in the northern part of Ishikawa Prefecture and is designated as the Noto Peninsula National Park. The northern part of the peninsula is centered on Wajima City, which is famous for the lacquerware wajima nuri.  This well-known handicraft has more than 600 years of history and is considered as the highest level of Japanese lacquerware.  Wajima City is also famous for its morning market and its splendid natural beauties.

Noto’s Satoyama-Satoumi landscapes are regarded as the epitome of Japanese rural and fishing villages. It was listed as one of the world’s important agricultural cultural heritage systems by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2011. The district is home to a number of farmhouses which offer a variety of experience for visitors.

Let’s take you to Noto of Ishikawa Prefecture to experience a different Japanese culture!

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