Okunoto - The northernmost point of the Hokuriku region. A city facing the Sea of Japan, embraced by the peninsula. Noto can provide a marvelous experience for visitors, evoking feelings of nostalgia due to its landscape, abundant with agricultural biodiversity. The area was even designated as an area of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage in 2011 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations and brings together a symbiosis between God and human beings through its rich natural charm. The beauty of which speaks for itself, further enriched by its cultural unique cultural heritage. Find this exceptional path to Japanese history in Noto.
Tradition is very much alive in Noto. Take the ‘Noto Peninsula dancing Lantern Matsuri’, an official Japan heritage certified festival not to be missed. Or the Amahehagi, traditional Japanese folklore recognized by UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage. Each bringing together a vibrant energy unique rural life lived here by locals.
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