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Kanazawa Highlights - History × Craft


Licensed Guide

6 Hours
up to 8 people
English ( Business ), Japanese ( Native ), French ( Conversational ), Spanish ( Conversational )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

Visit some of the most popular historic sites to discover this samurai town, a traditional house, a castle and a shrine. Stroll around in one of the most beautiful Japanese gardens. Try out making the popular gold leaf crafts. Have a relaxing time and learn a lot about the history and culture.


Feel free to personalize this offer with Sachi.

  • 10:20 AM - Samurai District

  • 11:30 AM - Kenrokuen Garden

  • 1:30 PM - Gold Leaf Crafts

  • 2:30 PM - Kanazawa Castle

  • 3:15 PM - Oyama Shrine

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Departure & Return

Starting time 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point Kanazawa Station
Ending Point Kanazawa Station

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, tour photos, hotel pick-up (near Kanazawa station - Korinbo area), transportation (for guide), entrance fee (for guide), lunch (for guide)

What‘s not included

transportation (600 JPY per person, for you), entrance fee (870 JPY per person, for you), green tea (300 JPY per person, for you), craft making (1,050 JPY ~2750 JPY per person, for you), lunch (for you)


I can be flexible, please let me know if you have any special requests.

・If you are not comfortable with walking a lot, please let me know.
・Make sure to have enough cash with you. Most local restaurants don’t accept credit cards.
・Craft making is not available some days, so please inquire beforehand.
・If the weather is too bad to walk around the gardens, I might suggest other plans.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from GoWithGuide.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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