Wakasa Tourist Infomation

Rainbow Line

The Rainbow Line is an 11.2 km-long scenic toll road stretching from Mihamacho-Sasada to Wakasacho-Umiyama via Mt. Baijodake. A beautiful panoramic view of the Mikatagoko lakes and across to the Japan Sea and surrounding mountains can be enjoyed from the observation point. The Summit Park offers some activities for good-luck: "Kawarakenage" (throwing a clay tile with your wish written on it), "The Key of Vows"(hanging a padlock as a wish for a good job, better health, loving relationship, etc.). "Bara-en"(a rose garden) with 600 roses in 80 different varieties that bloom in spring and autumn is a popular spot for dating couples who consider it the ideal scenic spot to propose marriage. Cable cars and lifts to the summit are also available. (Nb. A park entrance fee of \500 is also charged).

Address 18-22-2 Kiyama, Wakasa-cho, Mikatakaminaka-gun, Fukui-pref 913-1301
Access On Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway
12 min. drive from Wakasa-Mikata I.C. (via Route 27, Pref. Route 244, and Mikata Five Lake toll Road)
25 min. drive from Wakasa-Kaminaka I.C. (via Pref. Route 22,Route 162, Pref. Route 216, and Mikata Five Lake Toll Road)
*It’s an approximate time to the Rainbow Line Mountain Peak Park
Opening Hours *Business hours differ depending on the time of year.
Road Opening Hours October to April: 08:00 to 18:00
May, June, July 1st to July 20th, September: 07:00 to 19:00
July 21st to August 31st: 06:00 to 20:00
*Opening hours are subject to change.
*Nb. Summit Park Admission hours do not always correspond to Rainbow Line opening hours.
Fee Light cars and small- and standard-sized vehicles: JPY 1,040
Minibuses (up to 29 people): JPY 2,500
Large-sized vehicles (up to 30 people): JPY 4,000
Large trucks (under 5t): JPY 4,000
Motorcycles (except scooters): JPY 730
Park entrance (including lift a
Parking Available for 500 cars
Inquiries Rainbow Line Co., Ltd. Phone. 0770-45-2678
Web SIte http://www.mikatagoko.com/

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