On a visit to Kanazawa-shi you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Kanazawa-shi. These places are what Kanazawa-shi is all about. These must see places in Kanazawa-shi will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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1 Kenroku Machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0936, Japan
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
Spaciouness, artifice, antiquit, these are some words, through which people from Kanazawa describe Kenrokuen Garden. One of the most beautiful feudal gardens in Japan, the Kenrokuen Garden is known for the artificial ponds, well maintained hills and perfectly placed houses. Built across 11.4 hectares, the Kenrokuen Garden is one of the prime touris...
Adore shopping? Want to take a part of Kanazawa and Japan along with you, on your way back home? Then Omicho Market will assure that you have some great shopping opportunities. The flourishing market which has about 200 shops is an ultimate foodie’s paradise. The place has everything! Seafood, fresh fruits and veggies, this market has it all!...
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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,...
Kanazawa is known for its temples and shrines and Myoryuji- Ninja Temple gives you a glimpse of authentic Japanese culture. Built by Mazda lords, the temple has many escape routes and considerable defences and hence the name Ninja Temple. The temple has secret tunnels, staircases and traps which once prevented entry from allied forces. It is advisa...
Nomura family is one of the most prominent families and the Nomura Family Samurai House, was once a residence to them. Today, the house is open for public. The house has the old world charm and a visit to this incredible attraction will assure you a peaceful time. The garden inside the house is scenic and well maintained. The stream which flows in ...
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Japan, 〒 920-0918 Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa, Oyama cho 11-1
Another famous shrine in Kanazawa, Oyama Shrine is the perfect place to head to if you want to be at peace. Built in 1599 and then shifted to its current place in 1875, the Oyama Shrine is a popular tourist attraction in Kanazawa and people surely visit it during their trip. The gate is an interesting mix of Chinese, Japanese and European culture a...
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3 Chome-4-20 Honda Machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0964, Japan
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
Suzuki Daisetz Teitaro was a Buddhist philosopher and in order to tell people more about his life and works, The D T Suzuki Museum was built in 2005. His writings translated in various other languages are displayed in this museum. The museum even though its small, still there are three buildings and a pond. The whole atmosphere around the museum is...
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〒920-0858, Kinoshinbomachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0858, Japan
One can witness grand, extravagant gates in Japan and Kanazawa is no exception. Moreover, this gate is in front of the train station. Built fully by wood, the Tsuzumi Gate is one of the most iconic landmarks in Kanazawa. Inspired from the traditional Japanese drum called tsuzumi, the wooden structure gives much needed rustic feel and enhances the u...
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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...
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1-2 Kenrokumachi, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa-ken 920-0936, Japan
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This particular villa was built by the 13th lord of Maeda family for his mother and till now it has aced the test of time. A masterpiece of architecture, the ceilings are carved neatly with flowers and birds, hence enhancing the villa’s beauty. The guest chamber in the villa is also worth seeing. In addition to this, there are exhibits dating...
One of the prime museums in Kanazawa which are established to promote local art forms, Ishikawa Prefectural Art Museum should be visited by anyone who loves to explore different art and culture. Many creations made by local as well as international artists are displayed here. There are various genres of exhibitions which are conducted here. The mos...
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1 Chome-3-10 Higashiyama, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0831, Japan
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
Remember the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto? An architectural marvel with a tinge of gold! Well, the gold leaf used in the Golden Pavilion is actually made in Kanazawa. Moreover, tourists can even watch the actual process of the manufacture of the golden leaf. Many entertaining workshops are also held in the museum and you can also do some experiments wi...
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1 Chome-9-3 Nagamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0865, Japan
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
If you want to go back in time and get the old world vibe, then Nagamachi in Kanazawa has something really interesting in store for you. The Kanazawa City Ashigaru Museum is dedicated to the lower caste samurais and served as a home to them. An ashigaru is a Japanese foot soldier and the museum tells you how people lived there. In addition, there a...