The Echizen-Kaga area, located in Japan's Hokuriku region, is packed with amazing sightseeing locations, including beautiful views of the ocean and mountains, historic temples, delicious local dishes, famous hot springs, and more. We particularly recommend visiting if you have already seen Japan's other major tourist areas like Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido (Sapporo), and Okinawa. The Echizen-Kaga area has its own unique charm, so adding it to your travels is sure to make your trip to Japan even more memorable.
This official free app will introduce you to great sightseeing spots, recommended sightseeing routes, and delicious local cuisines, all carefully selected by our specialists familiar with the Echizen-Kaga area. While other sources may charge a fee for this amount of in-depth Japan travel information, you can get it all for free with this app!
・This app contains a large amount of recommended information, particularly for those who have already traveled to Japan's other famous sightseeing areas like Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido, and Okinawa.( Tokyo Travel, Osaka Travel, Hokkaido Travel, Okinawa Travel)
・This completely free, official app is offered by the local governments of the Echizen-Kaga area.
・Beautiful photos introduce tourist spots, gourmet food, and souvenir shops. Both groups and individuals can use it to travel here.
・Besides introducing recommended routes, it has a function displaying nearby tourist spots.
・It's available in Japanese, English, Traditional and Simplified Chinese, and Thai.
▼What is the Echizen-Kaga Area?
Located in the Hokuriku region of Japan, at the border of Fukui and Ishikawa Prefectures, the Echizen-Kaga area consists of Awara, Sakai, Katsuyama, and Kaga Cities, with Eiheiji Town.
Embraced by the sacred mountains of Hakusan, facing the fertile Japan Sea, this special area abounds with Japan's ancient beliefs, superb views, and gourmet food.
It's about 30 minutes from Kanazawa, 2 hours from Kyoto, 2.5 hours from Osaka or Nagoya, and 3 hours from Tokyo by limited express train or Shinkansen.
▼This app contains guidance to the following tourist destinations.
Awara：Awara Onsen, Yukemuri Yokocho, Awara Onsen Ashiyu, Yoshizaki Gobo Temple Remains, Traditional Performing Arts Center, Awara Iris Garden by Lake Kitagata, Echizen Onigawara Ogre Tile Workshop, Kanazu Forest of Creation, Fujino Genkuro Memorial Museum
Sakai：Tojinbo Cliffs, Mikuni Onsen, Maruoka Castle, Takidanji Temple, Echizen Bamboo Doll Village, Echizen Matsushima Aquarium, Shibamasa World Amusement Park, Mikuni-Kitamae Street, The Former Kishina House, Mikunichouchin Itoya
Eiheiji：Eiheiji Temple, Eiheiji Monzen-dori Street
Katsuyama：Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, Hakusan Heisenji Temple
Kaga：Yamanaka Onsen, Kakusenkei Gorge, Yamashiro Onsen, Katayamazu Onsen, Yamanoshita Temples, Daishoji Nagashibune River Boats, Kutaniyaki Art Museum, Kaga Hashitate Kitamae Ship Owners' Village, Nakaya Ukichiro Museum of Snow and Ice, Kaga Fruit Land, Hazuchio Gakudo