Of the Daishoji River that runs through Kaga City, the part of the valley located in Yamanaka Onsen is called Kakusenkei. A 1.3-km promenade has been set up along the valley, where visitors can walk through nature while listening to the murmuring of the clear stream, making it one of the most popular tourist spots in the hot spring area, loved by locals and hot spring guests alike. It is a scenic spot with many attractions, such as the unique bridges that span the valley and a hall dedicated to Matsuo Basho, a haiku poet who loved the area.
Kaga hot spring village
Kaga hot spring village in southern Ishikawa Prefecture is blessed with rich natural beauty of the sea and mountains, and its hot springs have been loved by writers and artists. The hot spring towns of Yamashiro Onsen, Yamanaka Onsen, Katayamazu Onsen, and Awazu Onsen are lined with a variety of public bathhouses and inns, each with its own distinctive style. In addition to relaxing in the hot spring baths, visitors can enjoy a stroll along the canyon promenade, visit galleries selling traditional Kutani ware and Yamanaka lacquerware, and enjoy a variety of other activities that are unique to this area nurtured by nature and history.