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Kenroku-en (兼六園) – Kanazawa

Kenrokuen literally means “Garden of the Six Sublimities”. Looking into Chinese landscape theory, we see the six essential attributes that make up a perfect garden: Spaciousness, Seclusion, Artificiality, Antiquity, Abundant water and Broad views. Kenrokuen is the type of place that words cannot due justice. Once again, we recommended day and evening visit. During the day there is a very cute tea house constructed in 1725 and at night, the lights are simply … sublime.

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Kanazawa Castle 金沢城 – Kanazawa

Kanazawa Castle is a joy to visit both in the day -where one can bathe in its lovely lines and inspiring size – and by night – where you can feel the heavy presence of defense and the violence that spawned such a grand structure.

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21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art – Kanazawa

Kanazawa, Japan is a tourist destination for the Japanese and home to the edo era Higashiyama Higashi Chaya District, the superbly maintained Kanazawa Castle, the best of Kenroku-en gardens and the lovely 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art.

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Maimon Sushi – Kanazawa

Maimon Sushi has a few locations around the Kanazawa area.  Packed with locals, the quality of the fish is excellent and everything is super fresh; showing why Ishikawa is fabled as one of the top seafood provinces in Japan !!

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Higashiyama Higashi Chaya District

Kanazawa is a lovely city on the northern coast of Japan, on the island of Honshu about 500km and a pleasant Shinkansen train ride form Tokyo. Kanazawa is known for its castle, gardens and three lovely historical edo-era geisha districts.