A Deeply Cultural Region Sat/sitting on The Sea of Japan’s Coast
This topologically diverse region with its stirring seas, lofty mountains and yawning valleys offers up equally varied treats spanning ancient craftwork, flawless gardens and mouthwatering seafood.
Serenity and more can be experienced at Kenrokuen, the Garden of the Six Sublimities, which is thought to comprise attributes making it the “perfect garden,” and thirsts can be quenched in the Higashi Chaya District, with its exquisitely preserved Edo-era teahouses. The Nomura Samurai House is a bone fide warrior's home, set in a stunningly authentic garden. Ishikawa is also home to Japan’s famed Kaga-yuzen silk and Kanazawa-haku gilded crafts. For foodies, the sashimi is among the country’s best, with abalone and yellowtail being particularly popular. Ishikawa also boasts the Motorcar Museum of Japan. Along with a bunch of cars, the facilities also offer a porcelain-crafted washlet for those who enjoy high art along with restroom hygiene — should’ve made one in the shape of a Lambo really…
Notojima Aquarium has whale sharks, dolphins, seals, sea otters and many other aquatic animals.
Curio Espresso and Vintage Design
Tucked away in a small neighborhood in Kanazawa, this cafe is a go-to spot among locals for coffee. Aside from their signature Seattle-coffee, this cafe serves other beverages and light meals, all for an affordable price. The minimalistic and rustic interiors
Omi-cho Market, located in the middle of Kanazawa, consists of many small fresh produce and miscellaneous goods shops.
Located next to Kanazawa Castle, this traditional garden with an area of 11.4 hectares is one of the "Three Great Gardens of Japan". It houses a big pond called "Kasumigaike" as well as the oldest fountain in Japan which operates using the natural pressure of
Nagamachi Samurai District
Located to the south of the city center at the foot of the former Kanazawa Castle, this district shows visitors how samurai and their families used to reside. With its well-preserved residences, entrance gates, earthen walls, cobbled streets, narrow lanes and
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
This museum displays artworks and creations from many fields, such as music, the performing arts and film.
Kanazawa Maimonsushi (Kanazawa Station)
Kanazawa Maimonsushi customers can view the chefs at work over the counter. The restaurant is located in Kanazawa Hyakubangai Anto in Kanazawa station.
Toyoko Inn Kanazawa Kenrokuen Korimbo
Just 800 metres from Kanazawa Castle and Kenroku-en Garden, Toyoko Inn Korinbo provides air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, video-on-demand movies and a flat-screen TV. A massage service is offered at an extra charge.
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kanazawa
Conveniently located just a 2-minute walk from JR Kanazawa Station, Daiwa Roynet Hotel offers comfortable accommodation with free Wi-Fi throughout. Famous Kenrokuen Park is a 10-minute drive away.
Centrally located in Kanazawa, Japanese-style hotel Kanazawa Chaya features elegant rooms with free wired internet and a Japanese restaurant offering gems of the local cuisine. Guests can relax in a sauna and in a spacious public
Yuwaku Guest House
Yuwaku Guest House is situated in Kanazawa, 12 km from Kenrokuen Garden and 12 km from Kanazawa Castle. Free WiFi is featured and free private parking is available on site. Certain units have a seating area where you can relax.
Town Hotel 41
Situated in Kanazawa, 700 metres from Kenrokuen Garden, Town Hotel 41 features a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property. Certain rooms have a seating area for your convenience. A flat-screen TV is provided.
Guesthouse Nagonde is located a 5-minute walk from JR Kanazawa Station, 1.2 km from Kanazawa Castle and 1.7 km from Kenrokuen Garden . Some rooms include a seating area where you can relax.
Just 100 metres from the tea houses of the Higashi-Chayamachi district, Minshuku Ginmatsu features free Wi-Fi throughout and offers Japanese-style rooms with air conditioning, an LCD TV and shared bathrooms. A Japanese breakfast i