Tea houses of the past in Kanazawa City’s largest tea house district.
- Higashi Chaya District
- Kazuemachi Chayagai
One of the three biggest chayagai in Kanazawa, this town has a perfect match of nature and beautiful architecture of Japanese tea houses.
You can enjoy the rich nature and culture of Ishikawa in this area famous for "Wajima morning market"
A wooden bridge over Asano River, it is the setting for Izumi Kyoka’s novel “Giketsu Kyoketsu.”
- Shiroyone Senmaida
Layers of some 1000 rice paddies on the slopes along the sea which is regarded as the holy land of Japanese agriculture.
The architecture that symbolizes wealth of the Kaga Domain with a value of one million koku of rice. It was designated as a national important cultural property together with its garden.
- Omicho Ichiba (Market)
Known as Kitchen of Kaga, there are approximately 180 stores selling fresh products in the narrow streets.
- Notojima Aquarium
The Aquarium that has about 500 species and over 40,000 sea creatures mainly the ones that inhabit the Noto Peninsula Coast.
- Nagamachi Bukeyashiki District
A sightseeing spot with Samurai residences that have earthen walls, stone pavements and the atmosphere of an old castle town.
- Myoryuji (Ninja-dera)
This temple has many traps and has an interesting and complex architecture like that of a ninja house.
One of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan. It was completed over 180 years ago and achieved a ranking of “three stars” in the Michelin Green Guide.
- Kanazawa Higashi Chaya Shima
A tea house that remains as it was when it was built in 1820. It was designated as a national important cultural property.