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An introduction to some of the spots around Kanazawa, a city bustling with business and tourism alike, as well as access information.

Higashi Chaya District

Higashi Chaya District

Higashi Chaya District

One of Kanazawa’s main tourist destinations. The scenic streets are paved with stone and lined with the latticed bay windows of restaurants and vendors of traditional crafts occupying old Chaya houses. There are also shops selling souvenirs, and you can enjoy a nice walk here.

Required time
[Bus]About 14 minutes
About 22-minute walk

Kenrokuen Garden

Kenrokuen Garden

Kenrokuen Garden

Kenrokuen is renowned as one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan.
You can enjoy exquisite vistas in this fountain pond garden dotted with artificial hills, ponds, and teahouses, designated a Special Place of Scenic Beauty by the country.
As you walk through it, you’ll revel in its beauty throughout the changing seasons.

Required time
[Bus]About 14 minutes
About 20-minute walk

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

A nationally renowned museum of contemporary art located in the heart of Kanazawa, not far from Kenrokuen.
The contemporary art on display here will stir your emotions.

Required time
[Bus]About 6 minutes
About 13-minute walk

Omicho Market

Omicho Market

Omicho Market

Known as “Kanazawa’s kitchen”, this lively marketplace is well stocked with the bounty of the sea and fresh produce.
In this gourmet spot, you can feast on delicious ingredients all year round.

Required time
About 8-minute walk

Oyama Shrine

Oyama Shrine

Oyama Shrine

A shrine located in Oyamamachi, Kanazawa.
A mix of Japanese, Chinese, and Western styles, the shrine’s main gate is set with stained glass windows.
It is rare for a Shinto shrine to incorporate Western-style stained glass, and it draws numerous visitors to this tourist spot.

Required time
About 3-minute walk

Korinbo

Korinbo

Korinbo

One of Kanazawa’s busy shopping areas, located near Katamachi. Home to a wide array of department stores, fashionable brands, and restaurants.
Located near Kanazawa Station and within a convenient distance of other sightseeing spots, this draws bustling crowds.

Required time
About 8-minute walk

*The required time is rough indications.

4-50 Minami-cho, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa, 920-0919
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