New Hot Place In Japan – Here’s What You Can Do In Kanazawa

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Have you heard of the place “Kanazawa”? Kanazawa which is the capital of Ishikawa prefecture (located in the central part of Honshu) is getting more popular since the Shinkansen train from Tokyo to Kanazawa has begun. In Kanazawa, you can enjoy everything from traditional buildings and food to arts!

 

1. Eat Seafood Don

Kanazawa is famous for Seafood don. You can enjoy Seafood don with a lot of sashimi on it at around 2000 yen. At Omicho Fish Market, there are many restaurants that serve various kinds of Seafood don. So visit there and find your favorite Seafood don!

Address: 〒920-0905 Ishikawa, Kanazawa, Kamiomicho, 50

 

2. See Beautiful Japanese Garden at Kenrokuen

Kenrokuen is called “one of the Three Great Garden of Japan”. It is great that they have four different faces and show people different sight depends on the season. If you want to feel traditional Japanese vibes, you can not miss this place!

Address: 1 Kenrokumachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0936

 

3. Rent A Kimono And Walk Around The City

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One of the greatest ways to feel Japan is that you rent a kimono and actually wear it. It’s not only for women, men are also able to wear kimono (They have different kimono for men). If you walk around the city while wearing a kimono, you should definitely be able to enjoy your trip more.

Where you can rent a kimono:

Kanazawa Kimono Karen / Address: 2-2-4 Kenroku Motomachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0931

KOKOYUI / Address: 1-3-39,Hon-machi,Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0853

 

4. Enjoy Art at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art

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Do you have an idea how this photo was taken? Here, you can take instagramable photos. It is recommended to purchase a ticket beforehand through the website.

Address: 1 Chome-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-8509

 

5. Try Japanese Traditional Sweets (Wagashi) And Tea

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Look at this beautiful flower! It’s not just a beautiful flower, it is a Japanese traditional sweets (called Wagashi). You can enjoy Japanese tea with Wagashi. If you get tired walking around the city, it is best to go one of the tea houses and have some tea and Wagashi.

Where you can find tea houses(with those tea and wagashi)

Higashi Chaya District / Address: 1 Chome-13 Higashiyama, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0831

Nishi Chaya District / Address: 2 Chome-25 Nomachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 921-8031

 

6. Learn More About Ninja At Myouryuji (Ninja Temple)

Are you interested in Ninja? If you are, this is one of the best places to learn more about Ninja. Myouryuji is also called Ninja Temple because it literally has a lot of deceptive defences that Ninjas used to use before.

Address: 1-2-12 Nomachi Kanazawa, Ishikawa 921-8031