Around Kanazawa Station, Musashigatuji and Owari-cho

Around Kanazawa Station

Kanazawa Station is JR West Railway's major station located in Kanazawa. The reconstruction of the surrounding area is still making progress for the extension of the Hokuriku Shinkansen (a bullet train) from Kanazawa to Osaka...

Ohmi-cho Market

The Omi-cho Market was established about the middle of the 18th century. Since then, it has been supporting the gastronomic culture of Kanazawa for more than 280 years. There are as many as 170 stores including a large number of fish...

Around Musashigatsuji

One of the Three Major Shopping Quarters in the Central Part of the City Musashigatsuji is located around an intersection that is approximately one kilometer away from the east gate of Kanazawa Station. The Musashigatsuji area...

The Old Site of Mr.Kurando Terashima's House

Kurando was a middle-class samurai of the Maeda family. It is said that this house was constructed in the latter half of the 18th century. The existing mansion, storehouse, and mud wall tell the actual condition of the middle-class samurai...

Kazue-machi Chaya District

Historical Rows of Houses Designated as Japan's Cultural Assets Kazue-machi is an old geisha district located along the river between Asanogawa Ohashi Bridge and Naka-no Hashi Bridge. Gaisha are traditional, female Japanese...