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Personalized A Half Day Tour in Kanazawa

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This is a personalized tour for people or group who want to explore Kanazawa in a half day (4hour).


Kanazawa attractions: Kenrokuen park, Kanazawa castle park, Nagamachi Samurai District, Higashi Tea (Geisha) Street, Nomura house and so on.


You can choose starting time at either 9am or 1pm.


The Itinerary is one example. This tour is very FLEXIBLE AND DESIGNED ONLY FOR YOU.

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

Meeting Point

At your hotel

09:00 AM

At your hotel

I will pick you up at your hotel or JR Kanazawa station

09:30 AM

Kenrokuen

Kenrokuen (兼六園) in Kanazawa is justifiably classified as one of Japan's "three most beautiful landscape gardens" alongside Mito's Kairakuen and Okayama's Korakuen. The spacious grounds used to be the outer garden of Kanazawa Castle and were constructed by the ruling Maeda family over a period of nearly two centuries. Opened to the public in 1871, Kenrokuen features a variety of flowering trees which provide the garden with a different look for each season.

11:00 AM

Kanazawa Castle Park

rom 1583 to the end of the Edo Period, Kanazawa Castle (金沢城, Kanazawajō) was the seat of the powerful Maeda Clan, lords of Kaga, a feudal domain ranking second only to the Tokugawa possessions in terms of size and wealth.

The castle burnt down several times over the centuries, and the most recent fires of 1881 were survived only by two storehouses and the Ishikawa-mon Gate. The gate dates from 1788 and faces Kenrokuen. For several decades, Kanazawa University occupied the former castle grounds until the campus was moved to the city's outskirts in the early 1990s. Since then, a project is underway to rebuild the castle's former buildings. In the meantime, most central structures are standing again and make a visit more interesting.

12:30 PM

Higashi Chaya District

The Higashi Chaya District (東茶屋街, Higashi Chayagai) is the largest and by far the most interesting. Two chaya, the Shima Teahouse and Kaikaro Teahouse, are open to the public. Other buildings along the central street now house cafes and shops. One of the shops, Hakuza, sells gold leaf products, a specialty of Kanazawa, and displays a tea ceremony room which is completely covered in gold leaf.

01:00 PM

At your hotel

Ending Point

At your hotel

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

Including guide fee, hotel pick-up in the center of Kanazawa, transportation fee (bus) for guide

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What‘s not included

Transportation fee for participants. Taxi fee if you prefer (You and guide), entrance fee for you and guide

Entrance fee: Kenrokuen 320yen, Nomura house 550yen

Taxi: 1,200yen per ride on average

Tour Important Information

This tour is a half day (4 hours) tour walking around in Kanazawa

You can choose starting time at either 9am or 1pm


Walking distance per tour.

Walking only: 6-7km

Walking with bus 4-5km

Waling with Taxi: 3-4km

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Kanazawa Tour Reviews

Informative and delightful trip! Very customizable.

Yoji is excellent communicator. From beginning I knew I needed custom tour and our communication was solid. I knew exactly what was included in the tour and the cost. His knowledge of the area is great and he is a pleasant guide. We had a nice tour of Shiragawa-go and got to see everything we wanted in a limited amount of time. I recommend!

Barbara J.

Thank you very much for your great review and comment on my tour. It was great meeting you and visiting Shirakawago with you. We had a limited time but we accomplished what both of you would like to see. I hope you enjoyed the sceneary of countryside in Japan on the way to Shirakawago. You may felt the earthquake next morning.. I really hope you had a wonderful memory and impression on Kanazawa. Again, thank you very very much for giving me such a great opportunity to take you around.

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Chris A.

5 / 5
May 30, 2024

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Yoji-san made Kanazawa one of our favorite visits...

Yoji-san is a lovely human being, and great guide. We talked of history, politics, economics and the future of Japan. It was a remarkable day and he took us all around the city and made additional time for us without us asking him. we consider him a friend of the family now. I highly, highly, highly recommend spending time with him in his hometown of Kanazawa - or frankly wherever you might have the chance! Chris

Chris A.

Thank you very much for your great review on me. I had a wonderful time with your family. I feel the same way that you are the family of my best friend. You took care of me very well and politely. I really enjoy walking with your family and you. Since you are very knowledgeable person and well studied in Japanese history in advance. I hope I was good enough guide to you. Please stay in touch and let me know if you decide to come back to Japan again. Have a safe back to the states soon!

Great Kanazawa experience

We enjoyed a great time in Kanazawa, visiting the park, castle, ceramics and Samurai City. Yoji with his easy going attitude made our trip a great expierence and enriched our time in Japan !

Isaac R.

Thank you very much for such a great review. I’m very glad to be your guide for such a great family. How fun to have street foods with you all! Again, thank you for choosing me and choosing Kanazawa and photos you share. I hope you keep having safe a trip and enjoying the trip in Japan. Have a wonderful time in Japan! Yoji

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