Ishikawa is well-known for Kutani-Yaki porcelain, Wajima-Nuri or Yamanaka-Shikki lacquer ware, and Kaga-Yuzen dyeing. And of course we have excellent local Sake (Japanese rice wine), and confectionaries as well. It's fun to stop by to find something Ishikawa!
Kanazawa City >>
Kanazawa Station Area
Specialties of Kanazawa and the Hokuriku region
KUROMON KOJI in Meitetsu M’za Department Store [黒門小路／名鉄エムザ]
Kuromon Koji is a special booth in the department store across from Omicho Ichiba market. They are showcasing masterpieces from living national treasures and select artist recipients of the Medal for Culture, as well as the latest versions of Ishikawa’s traditional crafts - all available for purchase. Needless to say you can enjoy shopping there for our local specialties such as confectioneries or alcohols.
Meitetsu M’za 1F, 15-1, Musashimachi, Kanazawa
Open: 10:00～19:30; closed the first day of the year / Credit cards: Most accepted / Languages:English spoken / Most recommended craft: Kanazawa's brand confectioneries, Ishikawa’s traditional crafts, local brand alcohols, and etc.
Kaga Area >> Kaga City
Kutaniyaki Speciality Shop
Tosho Taiga [陶匠大雅]
Kutaniyaki specialty shop under direct management of pottery. It's located near spa towns in Kaga city. From everyday wares to splendid ones made by artists, they have a large choice of the porcelain.
Ho-1-1, Nakadai-Machi, Kaga City
Tel 0761-77-5599 / Fax 0761-77-5595 / E-mail
Open: 8:30～18:00 / Closed: Wednesdays / Credit cards: Most accepted / Languages: Japanese spoken