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Zen Master Soen Shaku’s Birthplace
This site marks the birthplace of Soen Shaku, a pioneer of Zen Buddhism who was the first Japanese monk to introduce Zen Buddhism to Europe and the United States. Soen was born in Takahama in 1859 and led a remarkable life. With the help of his disciple Suzuki Daisetsu, Soen's teachings have helped to spread the message of Zen to the western world.
Takahama Folk Museum
The Takahama Folk Museum houses a wide range of historical artifacts, spanning the Jomon period (14,000－300 BCE) to modern times. A selection of art, crafts and folk cultural properties, as well as displays of local festivals offer an intriguing insight into the local customs and beliefs of the region throughout the ages.
Takumi Art Museum
A variety of Japanese and Western paintings, sculptures and woodwork are on display at the Takumi Art Museum, including pieces by Takahama residents.
Takahama Fishing Culture Museum
Archeological evidence suggests that people have been fishing in the Takahama area since the Jomon Period (14,000 and 300 BC). Over time connection to the ocean has become an important part of Takahama's rich history and culture. The Takahama Fishing Museum exhibits many traditional fishing tools and equipment as well as information on how Takahama's local fishing culture evolved throughout the ages. Entrance fee: 100 ...
Located by the entrance to one of Mt. Aoba's hiking trails, Herbal Village is a tranquil retreat where you can learn about a variety of medicinal plants that can be found on this mountain.Its spacious garden is a great place to be in nature, and the visitor center has an exhibition hall displaying an array of tradition herbal medicine, with explanations on their uses. There ...
Eldoland Wakasa Takahama
Eldoland is an interactive center where visitors can learn about the importance of energy and science. The facility includes Tropical Wonder, an interactive tropical rain forest with a climbing wall, and jungle gym, as well as Science Wonder, a hands-on science exhibition.
Seaside Takahama and Yuppuru Spa
This spa has a variety of baths, including open-air baths, cold baths, and there is a high temperature sauna as well as a salt sauna. Please note that the men's and women's bathrooms are changed every Thursday. Group discount and coupon tickets are also available. There are public toilets open 24 hours a day, and there is wi-fi available in the rest area. The adjacent ...
Wakasa Takahama Sea Fishing Park
Located a two minute walk from restaurant and supermarket UMIKARA, the Wakasa Takahama Sea Fishing Park is an excellent fishing spot for beginners and seasoned veterans alike. Season: April ~ November Opening hours: 8:00~17:00 (closed Wednesdays)Entrance Fee: 200 yen Restricted area Seasonal fish 【Spring】 black porgy , scorpion fish , rockfish , halfbeak 【Summer】horse mackerel , sillago , scorpion fish , cuttlefish , octopus 【Autumn】 ...
Hibiki Fishing Port Pier
A local fishing spot where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Uchiura Bay as well as the Hibiki rice terraces (Hibiki no Tanada), voted one of Japan's 100 finest. Seasonal Fish Spring - Black Seabream・Rockfish・Spanish Mackerel・Halfbeak Summer - Horse mackerel・Scorpion fish・Red grouper・Spanish Mackerel・Octopus Autumn - Girella ・Squid・Halfbeak・Red Grouper・Spanish Mackerel・Mottled SpinefootWinter - Girella・Rockfish・Spanish Mackerel Other services Drinks vending machine Important points Please take your garbage ...
Otomi Ohato fishing wharf
Otomi Ohato is a popular fishing spot with a wide embankment, good footing and a constant stream of anglers even in the middle of winter. Seasonal fish 【Spring 】 halfbeak , spanish mackerel 【Summer】horse mackerel , black porgy , red sea bream , mottled spinefoot , cuttlefish , octopus 【Autumn】 oval squid , horse mackerel , halfbeak , mottled spinefoot , filefish , parrot fish ...
Shiroyama Park area
You can enjoy fishing at the rocky area on the north side of Shiroyama Park and Shiroyama Beach. It's a great fishing spot for families, as kids can also play on the park's lawn area.*Footing can be dangerous in rocky areas, so please be careful with children. Seasonal fishing 【Spring】 black porgy , sillago 【Summer】 sillago , horse mackerel 【Autumn】 horse mackerel , oval squid ...
Hamanasu BBQ Park
※ Summer 2023 Reservations start on June 1st ※BBQ Site open from 8th July - 20th August. Spacious outdoor BBQ facility right on Wakasa Wada Beach. Equipped with toilets, washing area, garbage station and BBQ stoves.To make a reservation, please use the following websites reservation form. Reservations (Japanese)*We are open only during the summer. It is prohibited by law to have barbecues during other periods. ...