KKR Hotel Kanazawa
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Banquet room
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Today we spent a few hours in Kanazawa. This city is known for Kanazawa Castle, which was established in 1580 and the Kenrokuen Garden, which is generally regarded as being one of the top gardens in Japan. Naturally, we had to go see them.
Once again we used the local bus system to get around. Easy to use and inexpensive.
We started at the Kenrokuen Garden, which is in the standard garden from the ...
... only built 15 years ago on the original footprint and using traditional techniques. Afterwards we had an hour or so in some beautiful and peaceful gardens before heading off to visit a samurai's house. I'm really enjoying the old architecture and getting to imagine how people lived in the time of shoguns, samurai and geisha. Dinner was a Katsu curry. Finally Japanese food I can say I genuinely ...
The Japanese breakfast was exquisite and sumptuous, a world apart from the western alternative.
We spent most of the day traveling to Kanazawa on the East Coast of the main island. There apparently was a significant volcanic eruption in one of the islands south of the big island. Smoke reached 9000m, but the lack of concern from everyone in Japan is striking. It took an 1 hour bus ride, an 80 minute bullet train trip and a 3 hr express train ...
... no way to get to this village. We had lunch there and then drove 1hr to Kanazawa where will stay the night. Walked to a Shinto shrine & to the Castle, Annette, Nat & myself sat overlooking a beautiful garden while the boys climbed the steps to the castle. Back to the hotel for an hours rest then out for tea. I did sushi, Nat & Rob went to Maccas. Walked back to the hotel 20 degrees at ...
... t grow enough rice to pay the taxes so they supplemented the rice with silk and fine carpentry. These items are still being produced here today. At an observation point high above the village we could see the village layout of buildings, many rice paddies, the surrounding mountains and their streams resulting from melting snow, and a distant very high ski hill. The buildings now are one third each homes, restaurants and museums, and souvenir shops. Oh, speaking ...