Old spots in Kanazawa city

Old spots in Kanazawa city

Photo by Kotodamaya

Information :

Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture begun to be prospered before the Edo period because Toshiie Maeda who was the right hand of Hideyoshi Toyotomi reigned this area. ? This city has been visited by many foreigners recently. It isn’t only for Kanazawa castle or old streets like Chayamachi street but also the 21st century museum of contemporary art? or any other cultural places as well. Besides here is one of famous towns at which traditional handcraft such as Kaga Yuzen, traditional technique of dyeing silk fabric and Kutani porcelain are produced.

Spots in this area :

  • Naga-machi Buke Yashiki (the old samurai residential district)(長町武家屋敷)
  • Kanazawa Castle
  • Kenroku-en (one of the three greatest gardens in Japan)
  • East Chayamachi street and West Chayamachi street etc…
  • Myoryu-ji temple also known as Ninja temple >>the marker on this map
  • Temples in Teramachi area

Access to this city :

4 hours by bullet train from Tokyo Sta. to Kanazawa Sta.

2 hours and 20 min by train from Kyoto Sta. to Kanazawa Sta.


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