Experience facilities of arts and crafts

City of Crafts and Folk Art

UNESCO appointed Kanazawa to the Creative Cities Network in June 2009. UNESCO launched the Network to promote the international cooperation and exchange of each city in the world that develops creative and cultural industries. The Network has seven categories, i.e., Cities of Crafts and Folk Art, Design, Film, Gastronomy, Literature, Music, and Media Arts, and Kanazawa was appointed UNESCO City of Crafts and Folk Art.

Craft Tourism

Traditional craft techniques have been handed down since the feudal age, and creative activities are flourishing in Kanazawa. The city's craft tourism include visits to traditional craft workshops and creating your own craft. We recommend that you try out Kanazawa's traditional arts and crafts during your stay in Kanazawa.

Tea Ceremony (Chado)

Kenroku-en Shiguretei

  • Open:9:00 - 16:30 (Last order 16:00)
  • Closed:Year-end and New Year’s holidays
  • Address:Kenroku-en Garden
  • Tel:076-232-8841
  • Price:Kenroku-en Garden Entrance fee ¥310, Matcha (powdered green tea) with Japanese confections ¥720, Green tea with Japanese dry confections ¥310

Tea Ceremony (Chado)

Shima Kan-son-an

  • Open:9:00 - 18:00 (Last order 17:30)
  • Closed:Open all year round
  • Address:1-13-21, Higashiyama
  • Tel:076-252-5675
  • Price:Matcha (powdered green tea) with Japanese confections ¥700, Matcha with dry confections ¥500, Adomission ¥500

Tea Ceremony (Chado)

Tentokuin Temple

  • Open:9:00 - 16:30 (from Dec. to Feb 9:00 - 16:00)
  • Closed:Year-end and New Year’s holidays (Wednesdays from Dec. to the end of Feb.)
  • Address:4-4-4, Kodatsuno
  • Tel:076-231-4484
  • Price:Matcha (powdered green tea) with dry confections ¥500, Adomission ¥500

Tea Ceremony (Chado)

Buke Yashiki Terashima Kurand-house

  • Open:9:30 - 17:00 (admission until 16:30)
  • Closed:Year-end and New Year’s holidays
  • Address:10-3, Ote-machi
  • Tel:076-224-2789
  • Price:Matcha (powdered green tea) with dry confections ¥300, Adomission ¥300

Tea Ceremony (Chado)

Nishida Family’s Gyokusen-en Garden

  • Open:10:30 - 16:00
  • Closed:Closed-days vary
  • Address:8-3, Kosho-machi
  • Tel:076-221-0181
  • Price:Matcha (powdered green tea) ceremony experience ¥1,000 (Reservation required, available up to 3days in advance. Admission adults: ¥700, high school students ¥600, elementary and middle school students ¥500

Tea Ceremony (Chado)

Nomura Samurai house Site

  • Open:8:30 - 17:30 (from Apr.to Sep.), 8:30 - 16:30 (from Oct. to Mar.)
  • Closed:Dec. 26,27
  • Address:1-3-32, Naga-machi
  • Tel:076-221-3553
  • Price:Matcha (powdered green tea) with dry confections ¥300, Admisson ¥500