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Top tourists destinations

Knroku-en

One of the most famous garden in Japan.
The garden is hill-and-pond-style and you can stroll.

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Nagamachi samurai district

The area mid-classed samurai lived during federal samurai period.

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Omicho market

Kanazawa’s local market selling everything in your kitchen - not only fish but meat and vegetables.

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Kanazawa castle

A picturesque buildings restored in 2001.

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Things to do in Kanazawa

Making chopsticks with gold leaf

99% of gold leaf used in Japan is made in Kanazawa and Kanazawa is famous for gold leaf.

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Wearing kimono

There are several shops you can rent a kimono in Kanazawa.

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Recommended Itinerary

Trip to Shirakawa-go and Takayama

Shirakawa-go

One of the alternative trip from Kanazawa is visiting Shirakawa-go and Takayama.
Shirakawa-go is a small village that have unique houses and the village is listed on World Heritage Site.
Takayama is a town that has lots of offer - old town houses, lots of museums and sake brewery.

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One day itinerary

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Even if you have only one day in Kanazawa, you still can visit most touristic places.
From Kanazawa station,
Omicho market - Kazuemachi geisha district - Higashi chayagai and Geisha house Shima - Sakuda gold leaf shop - Kenrokuen - 21st century contemporary are museum - Nagamachi samurai district and Nomura samurai house

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