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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Top Historical Kanazawa-shi landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Kanazawa-shi.
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Japan, 〒920-0937 Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 Kanazawa’s top attractions. Located just adjacent to the Kenrokuen Garden, the Kanazawa Castle was built by Sakuma Morimasa in late 1500s. Watchtower,...
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1 Chome-13-21 Higashiyama, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa-ken 920-0831, Japan
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 Shima Teahouse is open for public who want to get back in time and explore the Japanese culture and tradition, more closely. The two storeyed building wil...
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 Museum now stands as an important place for Kanazawa as the culture is preserved here. There are many temporary and permanent exhibitions held here. Hence...
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10-3 Ōtemachi Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa-ken 920-0912, Japan
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
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 time to visit this place is in Autumn, in the months of April and May. The autumn leaves and Dodan Tsutsuji which blooms only during this period, enhance the beauty and make the villa worth visiting.