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.
A wooden bridge over Asano River, it is the setting for Izumi Kyoka’s novel “Giketsu Kyoketsu.”
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.
- 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.
- Kanazawa Castle Park
A park built at the site of Kanazawa Castle, which was built in 1583, and has been the symbol of "Kaga hyaku-man-goku" (one million koku of rice produced annually).
- Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Traditional Arts and Crafts
The museum that introduces 36 designated traditional crafts of Ishikawa prefecture.
- shikawa Prefectural Museum of History
Historical red-brick military armory buildings restored as the Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of History.