Ishikawa is located in the Hokuriku area, which is the northern Central Japan facing the Sea of Japan. Numerous tourist attractions gather in its capital city Kanazawa especially near Kanazawa Station. Kenrokuen Garden, formed in the Edo period, is one of the three greatest Japanese gardens. 21st Century Museum holds modern art exhibitions. Higashi Chaya District offers the scenery with Japanese traditional buildings. In addition to them, there are unique nature spots such as the beach you can drive on and the breathtaking rice fields in Noto Peninsula, the northern Ishikawa. It has been accessible from Tokyo since Hokuriku Shinkansen was opened in 2015.