A homepage has been created that introduces you to programs that could only be offered in Kanazawa and whose theme is healing and health (wellness).
Wellness tourism in Kanazawa offers you an opportunity in which leading craftspeople and chefs will teach you the virtues of crafts and food culture. You can have your fill of nature activities and unique programs in which you can learn and experience the essence of the distinctive culture of Kanazawa. How about taking on a challenge for the sake of your mental and physical health and to attain for yourself a glowing vitality tomorrow?
Official website “Hello Kanazawa” is open to the public. It provides an introduction to several types of activities such as: workshops that could only be held in Kanazawa, where you can personally experience the real Japan; one-day tours arriving in and departing from Kanazawa; information on events being held in Kanazawa City; and, moreover, activities to make your overnight stays in Kanazawa enjoyable.
Discover something that pleases you, and enjoy Kanazawa more deeply and to your heart’s content!
In Kanazawa during the wintertime, various foods are gathered up, making the place so fully stocked with delicious food that Kanazawa in the winter is called a “treasure house of food.”
Also, a lot of winter events are held as well in Kanazawa.
The newest edition of a guidebook is out. It offers information on winter sightseeing here in Kanazawa. So, please do use it as a reference. This guidebook is being distributed at the JR Kanazawa Station TouristInformation Center.
Direct operations of the Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet trains running between Tokyo and Kanazawa were resumed from October 25th. Kanazawa city was not impacted by the typhoon. Everyone, please do come here.
[UPDATED AT 16:30 ON OCT. 18TH]
It was announced that there is a possibility that direct operations of the Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet trains between Tokyo and Kanazawa could be resumed from October 25th.
A definite timetable is scheduled to be announced on October 23rd.
Direct connections for bullet train service between Tokyo and Kanazawa are canceled.
Due to the impacts from the typhoon, routes and bullet train cars were damaged. Accordingly, for Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet trains, Kagayaki and Hakutaka operations for direct connections between Tokyo and Kanazawa are canceled. Please check the JR homepage for the latest situations regarding service.
With the theme of modern and historical architecture in the city, the articles will be split up and distributed over two occasions. The articles are about famous architects who are or were from Kanazawa city and buildings that you should see. Please try reading the articles by all means.
To be held for the eleventh time this year is “Kanazawa JAZZ street”. It is popular as a customary event in the fall. You can hear live jazz throughout the whole town of Kanazawa.
At “Machikado Jazz live”, over 150 live events will be held at twelve venues in the center of the city. While listening to Kanazawa-style jazz, please make it a point to enjoy the townscapes, history, and food culture of Kanazawa.
Here is an event that you can enjoy in about one hour. It is the digest version of six kinds of programs that are characteristic of Japan. The programs will feature such events as geisha performances as well as koto and Japanese drum musical performances, which are all part of the traditional culture of Kanazawa.
The “sento” bath has been loved for hundreds of years by the area residents. Here you can have a glimpse of everyday life in Japan. You can also enjoy the interaction with the locals as your use the sento.
From July 2019, valuable tickets are offered for sale at JR EAST Travel Service Center in Narita Airport and Haneda Airport etc, to visit sites along Mitsuboshi Kaidou Three-Star Road. Mitsuboshi Kaidou Three-Star Road is a road that connects Kanazawa, Gokayama, Shirakawa-go, Takayama, and Matsumoto.
This ticket gives you easy access to popular tourist sites with overseas tourists such as Mitsuboshi Kaidou Three-star Road, World Heritage site, the national treasure and Nagano’s tourist sites where introduced with three star in the michelin greenguide japan.