Kanazawa samurai district

Kanazawa samurai district

To step literally in history is an amazing feeling, like the time I walked around the Nagamachi district in Kanazawa. Also known for being the samurai district of the city, many residences, shops and streets remain there, most of them restaured to their origins. The...
Kanazawa gold streets

Kanazawa gold streets

On my visit to Kanazawa, my friend Yurina guided me to the gold streets in Kanazawa. I didn’t know at the moment what she was talking about but I was soon to discover. We walked to Higashi Chaya district, a tourist spot of the city, where you can buy souvenirs,...
Kanazawa fish market, Omi-cho

Kanazawa fish market, Omi-cho

When I was asked by my friend Yurina about what I’d like to eat, my answer was clear. I want to eat local food and specialities So we did, and she took me straight to the fish market in Kanazawa, Omi-cho market. A huge building in Kanazawa city, lodging more...
Kenrokuen  兼六園

Kenrokuen 兼六園

Kenrokuen garden, located in Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture, is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, along with Kairakuen and Korakuen. The name Kenrokuen comes from the concept of combining the six attributes of a perfect garden. It is required to pay an entrance...
Oyama shrine 尾山神社

Oyama shrine 尾山神社

The Oyama shrine, in Kanazawa, shooked me at first glance. It seemed somehow out of place and disturbed my senses. The main gate is a mix of japanese, chinese and european architecture, that once was part of the entrance to Kanazawa castle. The shrine was constructed...
Kanazawa station 金沢駅

Kanazawa station 金沢駅

I was invitied by a friend to come over to Kanazawa, in Ishikawa prefecture for Golden week on 2013. I didn’t think about it twice and was an easy decision to make, I had the time and the chance to explore a bit more of other prefectures. By night bus from...

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