What to Expect
*Yawata-Uma Painting Experience (30 minutes)
Yawata-Uma is a traditional wooden toy in the shape of a horse. You can make your own Yawata-Uma by painting the final touch, using a chopstick and a brush. You can take the complete one home.
*Hasshoku Center Fish Market (see important note)
This is an indoor market where you can see a variety of fresh fish, and have lunch there as well. A very popular spot among tourists.
*Sake Brewery (see important note)
You visit one of the long established Sake breweries near the port area for tasting. You can also visit some of their old warehouses built in the early 20th.
*Korekawa Jomon Museum (see important note)
There are several archaeological excavation sites in Korekawa, and in 1989, a Gassho or praying clay figure ( Jomon Period) was found and designated as a national treasure in 2009. The museum exhibits a large collection of other excavated items of Jomon Period.
*Drive along the Pacific coast line with several stops such as Kabushima, an island of black-tailed gulls (March-August), Ashigezaki Observation Deck on a cape, Tanesashi National Grass Area on the Coast.