The local products section is lined with many attractive products which have been made with great care by local producers. There is also a restaurant called “Fudo Pier” where you can enjoy the taste of locally grown ingredients. In the tourist information corner, a full-scale panel of the Hokuriku Shinkansen W7 series is installed, which symbolizes the railway town of Hakusan. You can enjoy learning about the nature, food and culture of Hakusan through a video on a large screen with a width of 11.4m.
|Address||2183 Miyamaru-machi, Hakusan City|
|Open||9:00am – 7:00pm (Closes 6:00pm between November and March)|
|Closed||Tuesdays between Jan and Feb, New Year's holiday|
|Access||By car: 10-minute drive from JR Matto Station, 15-minute drive from Hakusan IC|
|Parking||226 parking spaces|
Ikkōikki no sato
At the station, you will find the Ikkōikki History Museum, which presents the Ikkōikki riot by the followers of the Ikko sect of Buddhism, as well as the Farming Village Folklore Museum, which shows the life of farming villages in the old days, and has exhibits about the region's history and culture. There is also a store called "Seseragi," which sells local agricultural products. Soba noodles made from locally grown buckwheat are served in the restaurant.
|Open||Store: 9:00am ~ 4:00pm (Winter: until 3:00pm)
Soba restaurant: 11:00am ~ 4:00pm (winter: until 3:00pm)
|Closed||No regular closing days (In winter, closed on Mondays)|
|Access||By car: 50-min ride from JR Matto Station, 50-min ride south on Route 157 from Hakusan IC|
The Hakusan City Tourist Information Center is in the station. It offers information about sightseeing spots and accommodation in the area at the foot of Mt. Hakusan. There is a good view of Tedori River from the observatory room, and you can enjoy a stroll on the path around the station. There is also a place to rest and a restaurant.
|Address||200 Wasadani-machi, Nomi|
|Open||8:30am ~ 5:30pm|
|Access||Hokuriku Railroad: Tsurugi Station
By car: 30-min drive from JR Matto Station, 30-min drive south on Route 157 from Hakusan IC
|Parking||44 cars, 16 buses|
Local products are sold in this store with a bright, open atmosphere. The station has a dog run and a place to rest, and there are also some restaurants on the site. Please drop in when you come to the area at the foot of Mt. Hakusan.
|Address||Tora 163-1 Seto, Hakusan|
|Open||9:00am ~ 5:30pm|
|Closed||Wednesdays, and year-end and New Year's holidays (Open every day from June to November)|
|Access||Kaga-Hakusan bus: Get off at Sena
By car: 60-min drive from JR Matto Station, 60-min drive south on Route 157 from Hakusan IC
|Parking||20 cars, 4 buses|