Quick and Easy but Full of Adventure. Travel the Most Famous Places in 3 Hours.

Experience the relationship between people and nature on this quick adventure through Hakusan's most famous spots. Start off at the Mikawa Springs, which bless the people with clean, fresh water. Then experience the connection between the earth and people at the Roots of Ishikawa Museum. Finally feel the flow of history by visiting the ancient Kinkengu and Shirayama Hime Shrines.
Required Time: Approx. 3 Hours
Mode of Transport: Car

Mikawa Springs (Odaiba no Mizu Spring)

The Mikawa Springs are scattered across the estuary of the Tedori River, releasing roughly 57.6 tons of water per day, and have become an important aspect of the lives of the local people. They are located in the lower parts of the Tedorigawa Alluvial Fan and are designated as one of the 100 best waters of the Heisei Era (1989 to 2019) in Japan. Apart from the Odaiba no Mizu Spring, there are also several other springs including Ohama no Mizu Spring, and Yasumaru Meisui Spring.
O-184 Mikawaeitaimachi, Hakusan, Ishikawa

Open 24/7 (excluding maintenance)

3 Mins by Car

Roots of Ishikawa Museum

Ishikawa Prefecture gains its name from the first prefectural office, which was located in Ishikawa-Gun, Mikawa in 1872. Named after this, the Roots of Ishikawa Museum has exhibits about the nature and wildlife of the Tedori River area. Learn the connection between the people and the Hakusan Tedorigawa Geopark area and surrounding nature.
Ha-138-1 Mikawa Minamimachi, Hakusan, Ishikawa

Tel: 076-278-7111

Opening Hours
• 9am to 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)
• Open Tuesday* to Sunday, and public holidays (excluding New Year).
*Closed on Tuesdays that follow public holidays

25 Mins by Car

Kinkengu Shrine

With over 800 years of history, the Kinkengu Shrine is one of the "Seven Hakusan Shrines" and "Four Hakusan Hongu Shrines". Due to its age many unique legends surround the shrine, such as the secret praying order that is supposed to gain you fortune. Every year the 'Hourai Festival' is held, based around this shrine.
Mi-118-5 Tsurugihizumecho, Hakusan, Ishikawa

Tel: 076-272-0131

3 Mins by Car

Shirayama Hime Shrine

Devoted to the sacred Mt. Hakusan, the Shirayama Hime Shrine is the main shrine of all the Hakusan Shrines located across Japan (roughly 3000 shrines), and as the main shrine of the Kaga region it has existed in the area for over 2100 years. Every day a prayer is given to thank Mt. Hakusan for the blessings it brings in the form of water. Located at the top of the Tedori River Alluvial Fan, the shrine provides a place to thank Mt. Hakusan for providing the land with water.
Ni 105-1 Sannomiyamachi, Hakusan, Ishikawa

Tel: 076-272-0680