Only 3 minutes wak to Kanazawa castle park and 5 minutes walk to Kenrokuen Garden.
Just few steps away on foot from hotel, you will reach the main historical attractions of Kanazawa.
Enjoy the beautiful scenary of each season in Kanazawa, a city rich in both traditional and modern culture.
Your journey begins here.
5 min walk
Kenrokuen garden is classified as one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan, located in the central Kanazawa, next to Kanazawa castle. Kenrokuen can be translated as "garden of six elements" which incorporates six features of an excellent landscape garden stated in Chinese poem : Spaciousness, Seclusion, Artiflice, Antiquity, Use of water and Panoramas. Only few minutes away on foot from our hotel, enjoy free admission before sunrise.
3 min walk
Kanazawa castle sits in the center of Kanazawa city. This castle was resided by Maeda family for almost three centuries. Over the centuries the castle burnt down repeatedly and was never rebuilt unitl 1990s when the project of reconstruction has finally started. There is no entrance fee for the Kanazawa castle park itself.
15 min walk
A city of arts, the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary is a must-see place in Kanazawa where it exhibits interesting artworks of contemporary artists from all over the world. The museum has 4 entrances allowing visitors to easily enter and exit and uses transparent glass walls, designed to make room look open and spacious.
15 min walk
Higashi Chaya district was established as an entertainment district for wealthy merchants where geisha have been entertaining people by performing dances and playing traditional music. This traditional place has been preserved and now converted into restaurants, cafe or souvenir shops for visitors.
20 min walk
The Nagamachi Samurai District is a preserved historic place where the samurai and their families used to live. Once you stroll through the narrow atmospheric streets, it will give you an idea of the lifestyle of samural a century ago.
12 min walk
This museum is located adjacent to the Kenrokuen Garden and exhibits 36 types of national and regional traditional crafts of Ishikawa prefecture, including Kutani Porcelain, Kanazawa gold leaf and KagaYuzen.
10 min walk
Omicho Market is known as Kanazawa's largest food market where most shops specialize in fresh local seafood. Many shops sell light meal such as fresh oysters, sea urchin and fish skewers that you can eat as you walk around. It is highly recommended to visit in the morning or lunchtime for most of the stores close around 4:30p.m.
15 min walk
Kanazawa is the largest producer of gold leaf in Japan. This museum exhibits the history of gold leaf in Kanazawa, including the process of gold leaf production and the historic and modern examples of the craft works made using gold leaf.
10 min by bus
Myoryuji Temple is commonly known as Ninja temple, because of its hidden rooms, trap doors and secret passageways. This temple has actually no connection with the ninjas, but it was built to protect the lord during military preparation. Reservation is required for admission. The guided tour is given in Japanese; however, English guidebook is available onsite.
30 min by car
An open-air museum in Yuwaku Onsen is dedicated to preserve historic samurai residences built in the Edo period. Once you step into this historic houses, it will give you an idea of the lifestyle, customs and traditions of samurai and merchants in the Edo period.
8 min walk
Experience an unique literary world of Izumi Kyoka in the museum where it exhibits his masterpieces, installation of his famous works and his imagination. He was an auther of Japanese novels and short stories from Kanazawa who gained popularity during Taisho and Showa era.
25 min walk
Explore the world of Muro Saisei's creation in the museam which is located at his birthplace. The museum of Muro Saisei who was a Japanese auther and poet exhibits the collection of his work, manuscripts and articles.
12 min walk
Visit a memorial museum dedicated to Tokuda Shusei who is known as one of the three distinguished Kanazawa authors. This museum exhibits first edition of many of his works and has a theater introducing his masterpieces.
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