07 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Kitagata-lake (jap. 北潟湖), throughout the year
08 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Kanazu poet-wood (jap. 金津創作の森), throughout the year
11 Kirschblüte
Cherry blossom in: Yamamuro cherry-lane (jap. 山室桜並木), 04/01 to 04/10
15 Souvenir
Souvenir: Matsu-no-tsuyu (jap. 松の露) Where? Asano kogetsu-hall (浅野耕月堂)
21 Feuerwerk
Fireworks: evening of moon viewing (jap. 観月の夕べ). Where? Kitagata-lake-banks park (北潟湖畔公園).
25 Onsen
Hot spring: Awara (jap. あわら温泉). Effect: fatigue recovery.
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Awara, City in Japan

General Information about Awara

Awara (Awara) is a middle town within Fukui prefecture in the Chūbu region. Sister city of Awara is Shaoxing in the Peoples Republic of China.

You can easily reach the suburbs of Awara by local rail services in 5 stations.

A famous person from Awara is Genkuro Fujino (1874 - 1945).

Travel tips for Awara


Top Awara destinations for your sightseeing are the Kitagata-lake (北潟湖) throughout the year and the Kanazu poet-wood (金津創作の森) throughout the year .


Do you want to see fireworks in Awara? The evening of moon viewing (観月の夕べ) is popular. You can best watch from the Kitagata-lake-banks park.

Hot spring

If you want to take a hot bath in Awara, the spa Awara (あわら温泉) brings you relaxation and is also good for fatigue recovery.


Do you already own a souvenir from Awara? You could buy for example the Matsu-no-tsuyu, available in Asano kogetsu-hall.

Flowers and Foliage

Discover the cherry blossom in Awara from 04/01 to 04/10, best in the Yamamuro cherry-lane (山室桜並木). To mention in Awara is the Iris in flower, which you can see in the Kitagata-lake-banks Iris-garden (北潟湖畔花菖蒲園) from 06/11 to 06/20.