Travel to Hokuriku 8: going around marketes

      .  morning market of Wajima< 1. morning market of Wajima >


Today, I introduce to you an indispensable pleasure of trip that is a morning market and roadside stations.

These are roadside stations in Komatu or Noto, and the morning market of Wajima. 

In April of spring, the best seafood in season is some kinds of shrimp, a seaweed, and firefly squid.







Roadside station “Komatu Kibagata”



It contacts to Komatu Bypass road, and is faced with Kibagata of a big lake.



Local vegetables are lined up 

< 2. Local vegetables are lined up >

shelves of various souvenirs 

< 3. shelves of various souvenirs >

Pickled vegetables and souvenirs of Kutani chinaware were lined up.

Somewhere else, bowls and chopsticks of Yamanaka lacquer were also lined up.






Roadside station “Noto Syokusai market”



It is faced with Nanao bay near Wakura Onsen, and we can enjoy the view of the bay.

There is a number of restaurants, souvenir shops of Noto and fresh fish stores in here.

I recommend this market to a lover of seafood.






dried fish shop

< 4. dried fish shop > 

 .  fresh fish shop 

< 5. fresh fish shop >


morning market of Wajima 



This morning market is one of three biggest morning markets of Japan, and is in street of around 400m near Wajima harbor.

Seafood of the Sea of Japan is displayed close together in the street.

Spry big mama deals with us cheerily.





dried fishes 

< 6. dried fishes >

These were all thing that I wanted to eat.

There are many things of reasonable price, and many tourists buy it.





There is from the seafood to the produce of the fields

< 7. There is from the seafood to the produce of the fields >


< 8. chopsticks of Wajima lacquer >

Wajima is a famous production center of lacquering, and a lot of shops of the wooden bowl and the chopsticks are in this street.







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  1. こんばんは(*^_^*)

    • 今回、甘エビ、白えび、ホタルイカは食べました。私の性格か、味わって食べないので、良かったな・・・と言う印象です。

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