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Vegetarian's Japan Guide

Ishikawa Prefecture

A Guide to the Noto Peninsula’s Sightseeing Trains and Buses

If you ever plan to visit Kanazawa, we would recommend you to also consider exploring the Noto Peninsula (能登半島) nearby for its rich nature. The entire peninsula is designated as a national park. The diverse landscape created a unique rural culture that differs from the close-by popular destination, Kanazawa. To get there, you can choose

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Keta Grand Shrine – The Biggest Shrine in Central Japan

Keta Grand Shrine (Keta Taisha, 氣多大社), close to Chirihama Beach, is the representative shrine of the Noto Peninsula. According to Japan’s ancient documentation, the shrine was already the biggest in the central part of Japan’s main island back in 741. Originally, the shrine god was worshiped as the region’s guardian. But more recently, it is

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Chirihama Beach Driveway – The Only Sandy Driveway in Japan

Chirihama Beach Driveway (千里浜なぎさドライブウェイ) is an 8 km beach shore on the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture that connects Imahama Coast (今浜海岸) and Chirihama Beach (千里浜). It is the only place you can freely drive any vehicle on the sand in Japan, including bicycles. Even across the world, you probably won’t be able to find

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