Saigawa Cycling Road
The Saigawa River gently flows along the west side of Kanazawa Castle, and makes appearances in poetry collections. There is a bicycle path where you can enjoy the scenery along the river.
Kanaiwa once flourished as a port of call for the kitamaebune boats that went from Osaka to Hokkaido. There are cafes and eateries around Kanaiwa Port.
More than 400 years ago, the hondo main hall was moved to Kanazawa from Tonami, Toyama Prefecture. The golden dragon sculpture in the main hall is a must see.
Ono Hiyoshi Shrine
Said to have been founded in 733, Ono Hiyoshi Shrine is located on a small mountain in a scenic spot overlooking the town of Ono.
Minato Bashi Bridge
A photo spot where you can view the lined up boats.
Ono Soy Sauce Brewery
Soy sauce production was introduced at the beginning of the Edo period, and many soy sauce breweries remain today. Ono soy sauce is characterized by a moderately sweet and mellow taste. There are also shops where you can enjoy fermented foods and soy sauce soft-serve ice cream.
Ono Odaiba Park
A park built on the site of a former late-Edo period fort, used for sea defense. The stage inspired by kitamaebune ships and the amphitheater are symbols of the park.
Karakuri Memorial Museum
Introduces the achievements of Ono Benkichi, a scientist and karakuri puppeteer from the late Edo period who lived and worked in Ono. You can actually touch and play with the karakuri puppets.
Ono Ohashi Bridge
A fantastic photo spot where you can look out at the Onogawa River, the Ono lighthouse, the pine forests, and Hakusan Shirayama.
At 26.4m high, the Ono Lighthouse is a landmark of Ono, and was chosen as one of Japan's 50 lighthouses.