Kanazawa Half Day Tour (Private Guide)

The places below are examples of what you may choose to see on the day, during this 4-hour tour.

Higashi Chaya District (and Kazue Machi)
The most famous tea district and Geisha/Geiko area in Kanazawa. It is also the home of Kinpaku (Gold leaf crafts). You will have the option to make your own gold leaf creation there.It is also possible to drink authentic green macha tea.

The Samurai District
Visit the streets where the Samurai lived. You will enter the houses of the Ashigaru (footsoldiers), and then view the larger residences of the more powerful samurai.

You will have the option of entering the Nomura Samurai house. A kutani pottery museum and tea gardens are also en-route. There is also the option of taking a break for tea or a bite to eat here.

Kenrokuen Gardens
The famous gardens of the six attributes, facing Kanazawa Castle and Utatsu Mountain.There are opportunities to take a break, and to enjoy tea ceremony.
* Duration: 4 hours
* Starts: Kanazawa, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




The places below are examples of what you may choose to see on the day, during this 4-hour tour.

Higashi Chaya District (and Kazue Machi)
The most famous tea district and Geisha/Geiko area in Kanazawa. It is also the home of Kinpaku (Gold leaf crafts). You will have the option to make your own gold leaf creation there.It is also possible to drink authentic green macha tea.

The Samurai District
Visit the streets where the Samurai lived. You will enter the houses of the Ashigaru (footsoldiers), and then view the larger residences of the more powerful samurai.

You will have the option of entering the Nomura Samurai house. A kutani pottery museum and tea gardens are also en-route. There is also the option of taking a break for tea or a bite to eat here.

Kenrokuen Gardens
The famous gardens of the six attributes, facing Kanazawa Castle and Utatsu Mountain.There are opportunities to take a break, and to enjoy tea ceremony.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kenrokuen Garden, 1-1 Marunouchi, Kanazawa 920-0937 Ishikawa Prefecture

Since the Edo era Kenrokuen Garden has been regarded as one of the most beautiful feudal gardens in all of Japan. We will take you on a special tour of this remarkable garden

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kanazawa Castle Park, Marunouchi, Kanazawa 920-0937 Ishikawa Prefecture

Feel the power and influence of the Lords of Kanazawa by visiting the Kanazawa Castle grounds and park area. View the beautiful white lead roof tiles, touch the formidable Ishikawa Mon gate, and enjoy the tranquility of Lord Maeda’s personal gardens.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Higashichaya Old Town, 1 Higashiyama, Kanazawa 920-0831 Ishikawa Prefecture

The Kanazawa Geisha district tour will introduce you to this beautiful and intriguing quarter of Kanazawa city’s long held culture and charm. Allow us to take you down the enchanting back streets to visit the less commercial aspects of this charming tea district. Where untouched enclaves take you back to samurai times when this entertainment district was in its heyday.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nagamachi Neighborhood, 3 Nagamachi, Kanazawa Ishikawa Prefecture

The Kanazawa Samurai District tour takes you back in time to one of the best preserved Samurai Districts in Japan. The streets are lined with mud & straw walls encapsulating the unspoilt extravagance of the Samurai era. Let us take you through this romantic enclave on a trip back in time.

Duration: 1 hour