Hokuriku Shin-Etsu / Chubu

Travel to Fully Enjoy Feeling Ancient and Old Japan and shopping in New Outlet Shops

A course is introduced where while you can visit the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum which is one of the world's top three dinosaur museums, a cliff called Tojinbo with a series of strangely shaped rocks which have been eroded by raging waves of the Sea of Japan for more than 10 million years, and historic townscapes as well as enjoy traditional Japanese crafts, you can also travel around Lake Biwa which is the largest lake in Japan. While accessing to the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, you can stop by the Eihei-ji temple.

Travel to Fully Enjoy Feeling Ancient and Old Japan and shopping in New Outlet Shops

Complete Process :Two nights and three days
Komatsu Airport
Travel Time:About 90 min

TrainTrain:About 90 min

Outlet Park Hokuriku Oyabepic
 
Travel Time:About 90 min

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Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museumpic
 
Travel Time:About 30 min

TrainTrain:About 30 min

Tojinbopic
 
Travel Time:About 30 min

TrainTrain:About 30 min

inn Awara Onsen Hot Springpic
Awara Onsen Hot Spring
Travel Time:About 90 min

TrainTrain:About 90 min

Kurokabe Squarepic
 
Travel Time:About 90 min

TrainTrain:About 90 min

Yoro-no-taki Waterfallpic
 
Travel Time:About 90 min

TrainTrain:About 90 min

Mino, City of Japanese Papers and Udatsu (Mino City, Gifu Prefecture)pic
 
Travel Time:About 75 min

TrainTrain:About 75 min

inn Gifu Citypic
 
Nagoya City Centerpic
 
Travel Time:About 60 min

TrainTrain:About 60 min

Chubu Centrair International Airportpic
 

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Introduction to Spots
Outlet Park Hokuriku Oyabe
“Outlet Park Hokuriku Oyabe” can be easily accessed from the Komatsu Airport in an hour, and is an attractive full-scale outlet mall, first in the Hokuriku district.
・Holidays: To be cited in the outlet’s Website every month.
・Opening Times:10:00 – 20:00 for shops, and 11:00 – 21:00 for restaurants, and 10:30 – 20:00 for food courts
・Location: 972-1 Nishinakano, Oyabe City, Toyama Prefecture, Japan
・TEL: 0766-78-3100
・Entrance Fee: Free
 ・Website URL: http://www.31op.com/oyabe/
Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum
This is the largest dinosaur museum in Japan, and one of the of the world's top three dinosaur museums. You can watch more than 40 skeletons of dinosaurs, view large dioramas with restored dinosaurs, and enjoy movies.
・Holidays: Second and Fourth Wednesdays (open if it is a holiday and close on the next day, and open during summer school holidays), and Year-end and New Year holidays (December 29 to January 2)
・Opening Times: 9:00 – 17:00 (entry is allowed until 16:30)
・Location: 51-11 Murokochoterao, Katsuyama City, Fukui Prefecture, Japan (within Katsuyama Dinosaur Forest Park)
・TEL: 0779-88-0001
・Entrance Fee: (Individuals) 260 yen for Elementary and Junior High School Students, 410 yen for High School and University Students, 720 yen for Other Adults. (Groups) 210 yen for Elementary and Junior High School Students, 310 yen for High School and University Students, 620 yen for Other Adults. (Annual Tickets) 770 yen for Elementary and Junior High School Students, 1,230 yen for High School and University Students, 2,060 yen for Other Adults.
・Website URL: http://www.dinosaur.pref.fukui.jp/
Tojinbo
Awara Onsen Hot Spring
Kurokabe Square
In the square, e retro modern townscapes with traditional Japanese buildings, shops selling glass goods in old buildings built in the Edo and Meiji periods, galleries, glass ateliers, trial classes, restaurants, cafes and other stores are standing side by side.
・Holidays and Opening Times: They depend on a respective season and are cited in the Website listed below.
・Website URL: http://www.kurokabe.co.jp/
Yoro-no-taki Waterfall
Mino, City of Japanese Papers and Udatsu (Mino City, Gifu Prefecture)
Starting as papers used for family register books stored in Japan’s treasure house called Shosoin, Japanese papers have a history of 1300 years of paper making, and Japanese papers still made in Mino retain the history on Japanese papermaking. A historic view with houses still having “udatsu” which are fire protection walls set on their roofs’ both sides is selected as one of “Japan’s important preservation districts of historic buildings.”
・Website URL: http://www.minokanko.com/
Gifu City
Nagoya City Center
Chubu Centrair International Airport
The Centrair International Airport is a gateway to the Shoryudo route. There is an area in the airport where there are many shops such as the “Chochin-yokocho” section which mimics shukuba (meaning a Japanese post town in Japanese), the “Renga-dori” section and Centrair Official Shop Sora Mono, and you can enjoy shopping.
In Tokoname City’s streets, you can visit Tokoname-yaki potteries, and enjoy walking a sightseeing course which is focused on Tokoname-yaki potteries and called Yakimono-sanpomiti.