A popular tourist destination for rugged basalt cliffs stretching over one-kilometer long. Viewing the Sea of Japan from the top of the cliffs is renowned for one of the best scenic beauty spots.
A town that once thrived as an outpost on a highway connecting Kyoto with a fishery harbor. The townscape has been kept untouched.
- Katsuyama Dinosaur Forest Park
A spot with a dinosaur museum and various activities related to dinosaurs including fossil digging experience.
- Ichijodani Asakura Clan Historic Ruins
A huge site of ruins of the Sengoku Period that stretches approximately 10 km from east to south.
A head temple of the Soto Sect, it is known as a practice hall and offers a Zen meditation experience to visitors.
- Echizen Ono Castle
A castle on a higher ground that is sometimes surrounded by a sea of clouds and creates a fantastic view. Known as the "Castle in the Sky."
- Awara onsen
An onsen resort with more than 130 years history. It is selected as one of the 100 famous spas in Japan and known to be good for beauty and health.