The foot of Mt. Hakusan, a sacred mountain Kaga A hot spring village and a Japanese house with Japanese spirits “Basho-no-Yakata”
Kaga city is located on the west part of Ishikawa Prefecture, where is faced with the
Sea of Japan.
It is next to Fukui Prefecture, and it is a city of 60,000 people.
There is the Sea of Japan and a sacred mountain named Mt. Hakusan that has 1,300 years of history
and an elevation of 2,702 meters.
It is suitable as a sacred mountain, and Kaga, the foot of Mt. Hakusan, has mysterious charms
When Mt. Hakusan changes its color to white, we can see that the end of autumn has come to the
Hokuriku region including Kaga.
Kaga Hot Spring village is a hot spring village receiving benefits from Mt. Hakusan.
Its foods gathered from the mountains and the sea in Ishikawa Prefecture with rich nature are delicious,
and its vessels are beautiful.
After enjoying historical hot springs, you can enjoy the most luxury time in Japan by Kaga foods.
Yamanaka Hot Spring, one of a hot spring in Kaga Hot Spring village, is famous about that the poet
Basho MATSUO stayed there while writing
“Narrow Road to the Deep North”.
that is a 100 year old’s Japanese house with Japanese spirits and it the oldest inn in Yamanaka Hot Spring.
People can see the Japanese garden, that is able to see brilliant views in each season, from the balcony.
Always there are Japanese spirits in the urushi coated ceiling, the large alcove, the shoji, and the soft touch from the tatami.
You can see the garden view from the beautiful tatami floor, and it is like a picture in a frame.
The winter is coming to Kaga, and it is also good to see the winter view there.
Kaga, Ishikawa has the history in Kaga and the Japanese tradition that attracts the poet.
Why don’t you travel there to see its spirits and beauty?
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