Experience Kanazawa


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Kneeling or sitting on our comfortable cushions lined up against the red and blue painted walls of the large Japanese-style room, gazing hungrily at the gorgeously...

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[Noto Peninsula]
The Agehama Enden style for the extraction of sea salt has been designated as one of the Important Intangible Folk Cultural Properties.

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[Nanao City] May 3-5, 2014
The beginnings of the Seihakusai festival are not clear; some say it has been around since 981, others believe it started the end of the Muromachi period (1336-1573).

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When you travel to other cities, you definitely expect to find a local food that can only be eaten in the region, right?

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[Hakusan City] I must confess that I’m terrified of heights. Whenever I’m up in the air,
I’m visited by a familiar fear that’s been with me ever since I first rode a ski lift as a kid...

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Once upon a time, many kinds of indigenous vegetables were cultivated in and around Kanazawa during the feudal era.

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[Komatsu City] May 9-12, 2014
Komatsu city is well-know for the popular Kabuki play "Kanjin-Cho", based on the Noh play "Ataka". It's a story of a prince of tragedy, Yoshitsune Minamoto, ...

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[Hakusan City] May 17 and 18, 2014
Okaeri Matsuri originated from the most important ritual at Fujizuka Jinja Shrine in Mikawa district. According to the shrine it was started more than 700 years ago.

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Some sushi restaurants are extremely expensive, but there are also many reasonable ones. Of course, you can go to a franchised Kaiten-Zushi (conveyor belt sushi), but we recommend that you pick an authentic family-run sushi bar. >> FULL STORY


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[Kanazawa City] The Light-up Bus is a tour bus that goes around the light-up zones and buildings in the center of Kanazawa. This bus service is available every Saturday evening from 19:00 to 20:50, leaving Kanazawa station every 10 minutes. >> FULL STORY

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[Nomi City] May 3-5, 2014
Kutani-Yaki is indispensable ware for the local cuisine! There are some of the defining characteristics of different types of porcelain, ...

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[Kanazawa City]
When most people hear the word “zazen,” they think of an esoteric form of mediation that is shrouded in mystery and inaccessible to the layman.
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[Kanazawa City] Jun 6-8
Kanazawa Hyakumangoku Matsuri is the biggest annual festival in the region. Many events are held over a period of three days in June.

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[Kaga City] Ishikawa prefecture boasts three regions well-known for lacquerware. But are they all the same? Of course not! Each region’s wares have different features due to their unique histories. >> FULL STORY

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