Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Kanazawa-shi

Kanazawa-shi is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Kanazawa-shi one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Kanazawa-shi is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Kanazawa-shi or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Kanazawa-shi. Explore the historical monuments of Kanazawa-shi with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Kanazawa-shi guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Kanazawa-shi page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Kanazawa-shi with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Kanazawa Castle

    #1 of 4 Historical Places in Kanazawa-shi
    Kanazawa Castle

    Tags: Garden, Watch Tower, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Japan, 〒920-0937 Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Every tourist destination has a place which will take you back in time and Kanazawa is no exception! The Kanazawa Castle was an important structure back in ancient times and today, it is one of Kanaza...Read more

  2. Shima

    #2 of 4 Historical Places in Kanazawa-shi
    Shima

    Tags: Cafe, Courtyard

    Address: 1 Chome-13-21 Higashiyama, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa-ken 920-0831, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Want to give a royal touch to your Kanazawa trip? Want to soak in the old world charm? Then, how about visiting one of the most popular teahouses in Kanazawa. Once a home to the Maeda family, the Shim...Read more

  3. Ishikawa Prefectural History Museum

    #3 of 4 Historical Places in Kanazawa-shi
    Ishikawa Prefectural History Museum

    Tags: History Museum, Historical Site, Exhibition

    Address: Japan, 〒 920-0963 Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa, 3 - Daimecho

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    In order to know more about Kanazawa and Prefectural History, you should definitely visit the Ishikawa Prefectural History Museum. Once a factory for silk production, Ishikawa Prefectural History Muse...Read more

  4. Terashima Kurando Samurai Villa

    #4 of 4 Historical Places in Kanazawa-shi
    Terashima Kurando Samurai Villa Image

    Tags: Historical Site, Mansion

    Address: 10-3 Ōtemachi Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa-ken 920-0912, Japan

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Terashima Kurando belonged to Maeda Family and this villa is named after him. This place is another addition to the list of Samurai villas which are open for visitors. Built in 18th century, the best ...Read more

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