Gentle Relaxing Strolls

A course that includes the three top healing spots in Wakura. Wakura scenery to be enjoyed by people young and old, male or female. Also recommendable is a popular event that people may want to try with their families, going around visiting the Shichifukujin.

Yuttari Park (Tsumakoibune-no-Yu)

On the right is Noto-jima Ohashi Bridge, while on the left is Twin Bridge Noto. Tsumakoibune-no-Yu, offering views of the entire Nanao Bay, is a popular spot in Wakura where people can enjoy a free foot bath. Visitors can soak their feet in the somewhat luke warm water to warm their entire bodies, as they immerse themselves in the superb scenery.

Yuttari Park (Tsumakoibune-no-Yu)

Ryokuchi Hiroba (Wakutama-kun Park)

All over the park, covered in soft grass, are Wakutama-kun (mascot character) in a variety of outfits and poses. Take commemorative photos with Wakutama-kun under the clear blue sky, and they are bound to fill you with happiness! The park offers a place for relaxing on the grass.

Ryokuchi Hiroba (Wakutama-kun Park)

Nagomi-no-Oka Park

Climb the 500-or-so steps from Seirin-ji Temple to arrive at this observation platform offering stunning views of the entire Nanao Bay. There you will find Nagomi-no Kane, a bell that is said to grant one’s wishes when struck. Come and make the charming “gong” of the bell ring out across the town of Wakura.

Nagomi-no-Oka Park

Enjoy Yourself More by Visiting the Seven Deities of Good Fortune!

The seven popular spots in Wakura Onsen have stone statues of Shichifukujin, or the seven deities of good fortune. A leisurely stroll visiting all seven deities will take around one hour. Visitors can walk around while enjoying sightseeing, or for some exercise after a meal. Sheets are available at various inns, on which people can make stone rubbings of the Shichifukujin, and when all seven rubbings have been collected, they can be exchanged for a gift at the inn. Come and give it a try.

Obtain sheets at an inn. They will be recognizable from the cover with a cute illustration with the writing, “Shichifukujin Fuku Fuku Meguri.”

Use the stamps on stands set up beside the deities to collect rubbings of their outlines. Press the sheets against the stamps and rub them with a stone to make the rubbings.

Collect outlines of all seven deities and have them exchanged for a secret gift at the inn. What will you receive? That’s a secret that you can look forward to.

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