Around Kohrinbo, Kata-machi and Naga-machi

Naga-machi Buke Yashiki District

Residences of Retainers of the Kaga Maeda Family Kanazawa was a castle town of the Kaga Clan governed by the Maeda family until 1868 (about 280 years) after Maeda Toshiie moved to Kanazawa Castle in 1583. The residences of...

Shinise Memorial Hall

The Shinise Memorial Hall is an institution that restored Nakaya Chinese Pharmacy, which was established in 1579. This is a good example of a traditional merchant's shop during the Edo period. The first floor served as a storefront...

Nomura Samurai Family Residence

The remains of the Nomura family are also open to public. The family successively held executive posts from generation to generation under rule of the Maeda family. The house has a coffered ceiling totally made of Japanese cypress...

Nagamachi Yuzenkan (Yuzen Silk Center)

The Nagamachi Yuzenkan introduces the dyeing process of Kaga Yuzen (a technique of kimonos), offers an inspection tour to the craft center, and exhibits and sells Kaga Yuzen kimonos and dresses. Besides, the following menu is...

Oyama Jinja Shrine

The shrine that enshrines Maeda Toshiie was moved to the present location in 1873. The main gate is a peculiar mix of traditional Japanese, Chinese, and European religious architectural elements. This gate, which was designated as...

Naga-machi Buke Yashiki Rest House

The institution surrounded by mud walls is rest facilities for tourists, and provided with a lobby and restrooms. Sightseeing volunteer guides stand by here and guide visitors (in Japanese only) around the Naga-machi samurai...

Ashigaru Shiryokan Museum

The houses of the Shimizus and Kozais, who were infantry families, were reconstructed in this place. Here, visitors' will know the simple lives of infantries who lived in humble houses with a yard...

Around Kohrinbo and Kata-machi

Greatest Shopping Quarter in Hokuriku The Korinbo and Kata-machi area and its vicinity are the greatest shopping quarter in the Hokuriku district (Ishikawa Prefecture, Toyama Prefecture, and Fukui Prefecture...

Takada Family Remains

The nagayamon gate (row house gate) of the Takadas, a middle-class samurai family, has been open to public since it was restored. The nagayamon gate incorporates a servant room and stable. Visitors will know the roles...