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Kanazawa in 3 hours

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Visit some of the most popular spots in Kanazawa, Oyama Shrine, Kanazawa Castle, Kenroku-en Garden and one more spot of your choice. Stroll around in one of the most beautiful gardens in Japan. Have fun and learn a lot about the history and culture.

Kanazawa Tour Guide - Sachi K.
Sachi K.
5.00 / 5
(12 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Kanazawa Station (Tsuzumi-mon Gate) or Hotel

09:00 AM

Kanazawa Station (Tsuzumi-mon Gate) or Hotel

09:30 AM

Oyama Shrine

Oyama Shrine is famous for its unique tower with stained glass. This Shinto shrine is dedicated to the first feudal lord of this region, Toshiie Maeda. It has a lovely garden, too.

10:00 AM

Kanazawa Castle

Kanazawa Castle was the residence of the feudal lords, the Maeda family for nearly 300 years. Here you can see some stylish structures of the castle such as stone walls, watch towers and gates as well as Gyokusenin-maru Garden.

10:30 AM

Kenroku-en Garden

Kenroku-en Garden is one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan. It was constructed more than 300 years ago by the feudal lord Maeda. Here you can enjoy beautiful pine trees, water streams and stone lanterns at any time of year.

11:00 AM

Your choice from ‘Description’ list

Please select one of the options:

(A) Samurai District

In the Samurai District, you will go inside Nomura Samurai House. It was the residence of high-ranking samurais. This house's garden got two stars in the Michelin Guide. Also, there is a small museum with swords, scrolls and other real samurai items.

(B) Geisha District

In the Geisha District, you will go inside Shima Geisha House and learn about the geisha culture. Also, Kanazawa is known as a treasure house of traditional arts and crafts, and here you can buy some local craft items and food items.

(C) Museum & Craft

You can choose one of the following places when they are all open.

- Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Traditional Arts & Crafts (closed on Thursdays*)

- Kaga-yuzen Kimono Center (closed on Wednesdays*)

- Seisonkaku (closed on Wednesdays*)

*Please ask me for the details.

At Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Traditional Arts & Crafts, you can see all kinds of traditional arts and crafts from this region. At Kaga-yuzen Kimono Center, you can see some beautiful silk dyeing art. Seisonkaku is a historic house elaborately decorated with local arts and crafts. After visiting the museum, you can make some traditional crafts. You can choose from Kaga Hachiman Okiagari Doll, Gold Leaf Decoration, Miniature Japanese Drum and more. The tour ends at Ishikawa Local Products Center (near Kenroku-en Garden).

Ending Point

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up (near Kanazawa station ~ Korinbo), bus fare (for guide), entrance fees (for guide)

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What‘s not included

bus fare (0 JPY ~ 630 JPY per person, for you), entrance fees (500 ~ 1,320 JPY per person, for you), craft workshop (500 JPY~2,750 JPY per person, for you)

Tour Important Information

- When you sign up for the tour, please let me know which place you would like to visit.

- If you are not comfortable with walking a lot, please let me know when you sign up for the tour.

- Make sure to have enough cash with you. At many places, they don't accept credit cards.

- Make sure to wear socks. You will take off your shoes in Seisonkaku.

- If the weather is too bad to walk around the gardens, I might suggest other plans.

Important message from the guide

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available from 9 AM to noon

only in Kanazawa (not in Shirakawago or Takayama)

only small groups (2~4 people)

reservations open two months in advance

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Kanazawa Tour Reviews

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Jan W.

5 / 5
Nov 26, 2023

Kanazawa in 6 hours

Kanazawa
6 hours

Perfect day in Kanazawa!

Sachi took us on an amazing tour of beautiful Kanazawa. We thoroughly enjoyed everything we did. We ate in a fabulous small family owned restaurant and the food was a masterpiece! We rode the bus and walked everywhere. We were blown away by the sheer beauty of Kenroken gardens. Then Sachi arranged for us to participate in a tea ceremony in the geisha district. The whole day was truly memorable. Sachi is a fantastic guide, very diligent and enthusiastic. If you are lucky enough to visit Kanazawa, spend the day with Sachi! Thank you!

Jan W.

Hi Jan, thank you so much for your kind words! It was a memorable day for me, too. I am really happy to know that you liked the gardens, lunch and the tea ceremony. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your cruise trip.

Anne A.

Anne A.

5 / 5
Nov 4, 2023

Kanazawa in 3 hours

Kanazawa
3 hours

Wonderful Tour of Kanazawa

We had a great tour of Kanazawa with Sachi! Sachi was enthusiastic and easy to communicate with. She was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. I would highly recommend booking a tour with Sachi, you won't be disappointed!

Anne A.

Hi Anne, thank you for taking the time to write a nice review. You are really kind, and I enjoyed talking with you. I hope you had a great time with your daughter in Osaka and Kumamoto. I am looking forward to seeing you again in your next trip to Japan with your family.

Bill C.

Bill C.

5 / 5
Nov 1, 2023

Kanazawa in 6 hours

Kanazawa
6 hours

Best of Kanazawa

Had a wonderful day with Sachi touring Kanazawa - on our very first trip to Japan! Visited several historical areas - ending at Kanazawa Castle and the amazing Kenrokuen Garden. Following the tour, we enjoyed a nice Japanese lunch and conversation with Sachi. She is very knowledgeable and friendly. We enjoyed meeting and spending the day with Sachi.

Bill C.

Hi Bill, thank you for taking the time to write a nice review. I had a wonderful time talking with you, and I am really happy to know that you enjoyed your very first trip to Japan. I am glad that you liked the lunch place, too. I hope you had a great time in Kyoto, Hiroshima and other cities as well.

$89/ per group

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