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Let's enjoy nostalgic castle town!

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Kanazawa is one of the most beautiful castle towns in Japan. Visitors enjoy a magnificent castle building, beautiful Japanese garden and nostalgic 'chaya' district. In addition, you can enjoy very rare experience at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art!! I'm sure you will have a wonderful time in Kanazawa.

Kanazawa Tour Guide - Yuriko S.
Yuriko S.
4.94 / 5
(49 reviews)
10:00 AM

Meeting Point

Kanazawa Station or your hotel

10:00 AM

Kanazawa Station or your hotel

Let's meet at Kanazawa station, which has beautiful red 'TAIKO-MON' gate.

10:30 AM

Higashi-chaya District

Let's enjoy nostalgic and historical town in kimono if you like and enjoy a cup of green tea and Japanese sweet at 'Shima', or old house museum.

12:00 PM

Omi-cho Market

Let's enjoy lunch of 'Kaisen-don', or fresh seafood ball at the market! It's so delicious!! You can also enjoy shopping.

02:00 PM

Kenroku-en Garden

Kenroku-en Garden is one of the three most beautiful gardens, so you will have a relaxed and wonderful time there!

03:00 PM

Kanazawa Castle Park

Let's enjoy strolling around castle park! You can see beautiful Japanese Castle and feel atmosphere of samurai drama.

04:00 PM

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art

Very modern and rare museum, and you can experience just like you are in the pool!!(Visitors can enter the pool interior from the Gallery 6, but don't worry…you don't wet at all!)

05:00 PM

Kanazawa Station or your hotel

Say "good bye" here, I hope you enjoy my guided-tour!

Ending Point

Kanazawa Station or your hotel

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up in Kanazawa area, route bus fee for guide, admission fee for guide

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What‘s not included

transportation fee for you, lunch for you and guide, admission fee for you

Tour Important Information

・Route bus fee is 600 yen per a person.

・'Shima', old house museum's admission fee is 500 yen per a person.

・21st Century Museum is closed on Monday.

・You don't need to pay the 21st Century Museum's admission fee but if you want to experience in the pool, you need to pay 450 yen.

・Kenroku-en Garden and Kanazawa Castle park's admission fee is 800 yen.

(All of admission fees and route bus fee for you aren't included in my guide fee)


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I will guide you every day except for the day that my schedule is not vacant.

I'm a local guide of Gifu, Nagoya and Aichi, but I can guide you around Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Kanazawa, Takayama and Shiga if you pay my transportation fee.

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Kanazawa Tour Reviews

A beautiful day in Takayama!

Yuriko (also known as Lilly) was an amazing tour guide. She was so very knowledgeable about the history of Takayama and told interesting stories that we all enjoyed. Our family of 6 ranged in ages from 6 years to 70 years. I would highly recommend her as a guide and also recommend Takayama as a beautiful town to visit on your journey. Yuriko organised a lovely lunch and we enjoyed delicious food.

Aidan C.

Thank you for an excellent review and heartwarning comments!(^-^)/ I'm so happy to hear that you all enjoyed beautiful Takayama with my guiding. Your kids are so cute and they reminded me of my three sons when they were little kids . I also enjoyed answering your clever boy's interesting questions. Please come to Japan again! From your guide, Lily

Hiroshima & Miyajima Tour from Kyoto

Yuriko is absolutely great! Perfect English-speaking guide, very lovely and kind! Absolute recommendation! :)

Hope M.

Thank you so much for excellent review and comments! I'm so happy to see your comments. Your comments encourage me a lot. I will do my best to be a better English speaking guide. Arigatou gozaimasu.

Solid guide

Yuriko came a pretty long way from her home and our 4 hour tour was basically a full day commitment for her. But you wouldn't know it from her energy and enthusiasm. We hit most of the major sights in Takayama, so it was an efficient use of time, and she added some interesting information along the way. Her English skills were excellent, perhaps the best of the 4 guides we used. And like all of our guides she really went out of her way to accommodate our requests and make us feel like her personal guests. She even gave us small handcrafted gifts.

John W.

Thank you for giving me such a wonderful review and nice comment! I'm so happy to read your complement. I also had a good time with you in Takayama. I've sometimes got a good information from my guests during guiding. Yes! this time, your clever daughter gave me a nice information where the watch tower in Takayama Jinya can be seen.(I've visited there so many times, but I've never noticed about it(^-^;) Thank you so much for everything, and please come to Gifu, again! Your guide, Lily(Yuriko)

$248/ per group

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