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Things to do in Kanazawa

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Originally built centuries ago, Kenrokuen is widely regarded as one of the finest traditional Japanese gardens in the country. Regular admission is inexpensive, or even free if you go very early in the morning (the hours vary by season, starting as early as 4:00 or as late as 6:00, but usually it’s around sunrise, and you have to enter via the Renchimon Gate entrance). Kenrokuen Garden is also right next to Kanazawa Castle Park and near the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, making them a good set of destinations for a day out. Admission: ¥310 for adults, and ¥100 for kids 6–17. Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (8:00 to 5:00 Oct. 16 to end of Feb.) ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Museum
“21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa seeks to present the world’s contemporary art from an independent standpoint and far-sighted perspective. Designed by SEJIMA Kazuyo + NISHIZAWA Ryue / SANAA, two architects who have received international acclaim, the Museum features a unique circular design and elegant galleries white in tone. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Outdoor market; Fresh Seafood & Produce; Restaurants, Souvenir Shopping, Coffee Shops, and more. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“All visitors need to apply for official tour. We can help to make a reservation.* Children of preschool age is not allowed to visit inside the temple for security reasons. OPEN:9am-4:30pm”
  • 6 locals recommend
Museum
“A small museum dedicated to the early 20th century Buddhist philosopher Daisetz Suzuki, who was from Kanazawa. The building is located in a beautiful area a bit off the beaten path, and is largely dedicated to a personal history of Suzuki, with some reading materials available if you’re interested in his writings (including some translations into English). If you aren’t particularly into philosophy, the museum may still be worth a visit simply because of the architecture, especially the “water mirror garden” in back: essentially a giant reflecting pool that is occasionally interrupted by a small wave or two, which you can watch bouncing around the water.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful restored castle in expansive grounds. Traditional woodcraft techniques were used in the restoration giving it an authentic feel.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Shop is close at 16:00pm. At night there is many restaurant and bar. Light up is very romantic!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“This Shinto shrine is dedicated to Maeda Toshiie, the first feudal lord of the Kaga Domain and the man who first established this city as a cultural and artistic center. The most distinctive element of the shrine is the front gate, which was built in the 19th century, not long after Japan opened to the outside world. The gate was designed by a Dutch architect and features a distinctively European look, with bricks and stained glass instead of the usual wood and vermilion paint, giving it a very unique look more like a European church. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Establishment
“The Nomura House used to belong to a clan of vassals loyal to tha maeda lords.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Establishment
“The Higashi-chaya District consists of teahouses built between the late Edo&Meiji periods.Here you will be able to experience an environment wholly unique to Kanazawa.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Kanazawa’s nightlife district is located near both the Nagamachi Buke Yashiki district and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, making it a great place to get dinner or drinks to finish the day. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can walk around Katamachi (especially the back roads!) and see if you can find a restaurant or bar that looks good. On the other hand, if you’d prefer, you can let me (your host) know what kind of food you might want, and I can offer some suggestions ahead of time that can take your budget into account. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“金沢おでんの代表的なお店。店内は広いので家族でも使いやすいです。 A representative shop of Kanazawa Oden. Because the inside of the store is wide, it is easy to use even for families.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Japanese local food "Ochazuke" strange restaurant. Very tasty, but the staffs say only "Yahoo!". Open 22:30 - 02:00 知る人ぞ知る金沢のお茶漬け屋さん。お店の人が「やっほー」しか言わない不思議な店のため、入るのに勇気がいる。でも美味しい。ご飯とお茶漬けのダシはおかわりし放題。”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“About: Kanazawa castle. one of the oldest building in the city. Address: 1-1 Marunouchi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0937”
  • 5 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“The mid 17th century, is a Ikeizumi stroll garden representing the Edo era originating from erecting been clan garden to the outline of the Kanazawa Castle by Kaga clan. Size is about 30,000 square meters. Along with Kairakuen Korakuen and Mito in Okayama, it is counted as one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan. 1922 to the country of the scenic spot, has been designated as a national special scenic spot in 1985 ”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Outdoor market; Fresh Seafood & Produce; Restaurants, Souvenir Shopping, Coffee Shops, and more. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“金沢おでんの代表的なお店。店内は広いので家族でも使いやすいです。 A representative shop of Kanazawa Oden. Because the inside of the store is wide, it is easy to use even for families.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Japanese local food "Ochazuke" strange restaurant. Very tasty, but the staffs say only "Yahoo!". Open 22:30 - 02:00 知る人ぞ知る金沢のお茶漬け屋さん。お店の人が「やっほー」しか言わない不思議な店のため、入るのに勇気がいる。でも美味しい。ご飯とお茶漬けのダシはおかわりし放題。”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Kanazawa's local restaurant. Ramen(noodles), fried rice e.t.c. Taste of the common people. 金沢を代表する大衆食堂。メニューはラーメンやチャーハン等。王将に近い。安定の庶民の味。”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Yoshoku Restaurant
“Kanazawa’s local food "Hanton rice" restaurant. It's delicious. 金沢名物B級グルメ「ハントンライス」の名店。洋食屋さんとしても普通に美味しいです。ガッツリ食べたい人にもオススメ。”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Bar & restaurant. Lunch is cheep(from 500 yen) and delicious. Sandwitch, pasta, chinese cuisine. There is a pig in the front of restaurant. 家からほど近いレストラン。ランチは500円からで安い割りに美味しい。サンドウィッチ、パスタ等。”
  • 1 local recommends

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