Stories of geishas and samurai, magical gardens, gold leaf craftsmanship... Discover Kanazawa on this walking tour of its most iconic districts.
Kanazawa Walking Tour
We'll meet at 1 pm by the Tsuzumi Gate of Kanazawa Station and hop on board a public bus to the Nagamachi Samurai district.
When we arrive, we'll visit the restored former residence of the Nomura-ke samurai family so you can see how they lived. We'll learn all about their origins as we explore the streets of this district. You'll feel like you've travelled back in time!
Then, we'll visit Kanazawa Castle and discover its beautiful surroundings. Did you know that the origin of this building dates back to the 16th century? A fire, a military base, a university campus... learn all about the castle's fascinating history!
Next we'll visit Kenrokuen, listed as one of the most beautiful gardens in Japan. Tranquillity, trickling streams, beautiful bridges and incredible panoramic views await us.
Afterwards we'll head to Higashi-chaya, the geisha district of Kanazawa. We'll learn all about these legendary Japanese female characters as we walk through charming streets, admiring wooden houses and tea rooms. We'll also discover the local handicrafts and taste some gold leaf ice cream!
We'll end the tour by returning to the starting point at 5:30 pm.
|Adults||Children between 4 and 15 years old||Children under 4 years old|
Children between 4 and 15 years oldUS$ 56
Children under 4 years oldFree
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.
4 hours 30 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.
English speaking guide.
Entry fees to monuments.
Gold leaf ice cream.
Bus fare: ¥ 500 (US$ 4.60) per person.
When to book?
You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
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