Himi City

One of the leading fishing ports on the Sea of Japan coast, a large volume of fish is brought into the Port of Himi year-round. The Himi kanburi (winter yellowtail) brand is known nationwide, and the port is also famous for early-summer tuna and spring sardines.

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Contact : Tel. 0766-74-5250

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Ruins of Ao Castle

This castle was built on a hill overlooking the ocean during Japan’s Age of Warring States (c. 1467 – c. 1600), with a sheer cliff separating it from the sea.
Located in a highly-strategic position, able to monitor both land and ocean routes to the Noto Peninsula.

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View of the Tateyama Mountain Range from the Himi coastline

Toyama Bay is a member of “The Club of the Most Beautiful Bays of the World.”
The expansive approximately 20km of coastline draws a smooth arc, and from many angles the grand panorama of the mountains seems to float in the bay.

Kokyūji Temple Tea Garden

This garden is an extension of the tea-ceremony house at the Kokyūji Temple.
Taking advantage of the sloped site, a path winds around a pond, and the garden is designed to be appreciated while strolling around the grounds. It is said that it was created by landscape gardeners who served the Kaga Clan.

Open : 8 am to 5 pm (April to November)
Admission fee : About 300 yen
Contact : Tel. 0766-91-1690

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Himi Shishimai Museum

This museum displays tools and masks used in a traditional art form representative of Himi, the Shishimai (lion dance).
Powerful video and audio provide an immersive experience of the stirring Himi Shishimai dance and festival music. Live performance are also held.

Open : 9 am to 5 pm
Closed : Mondays (except public holidays), end of year and New Year’s
Admission fee : Free
Contact : Tel. 0766-72-2454

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Himi City Museum

This museum collects and displays many historical materials such as ruins and artifacts bequeathed by our ancestors.
A Meiji Period (1868-1912) house has also been relocated to within the museum.

Open : 9 am to 5 pm
Closed :Monday (the following day if a public holiday falls on a Monday)
Admission fee : 100 yen, Primary and secondary students 50 yen
Contact : Tel. 0766-74-8231

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Michi Shrine Haiden (Hall of worship)

A shrine dedicated to Sarutahiko Ōkami, a leading deity of the Shinto religion, and which is said to be deeply connected with Mount Sekidō. The current hall of worship (haiden) is the relocated temple hall commemorating the founding of Heihyōji Temple on the Mount Sekidō and is one of the few artifacts depicting the Sekidōsan faith.
The building expresses the advanced technical skills of the carpenters who served the Kaga Clan.

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