Kanazawa Hakuchoro Hotel
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- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
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... 1603-1868). It originally (1600s) was the outer garden of the Kanazawa Castle but later was moved into the castle grounds by the latter part of that century. The garden has been restored multiple times since then and over time various streams and ponds were created. The name of the garden is a reference from a 19th century book on Japanese gardens and relates to the six attributes of an ideal Japanese landscape garden: spaciousness, seclusion, artifice, ...
... 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 ...
... them. We then had the opportunity to explore the village. The traditional thatched roofed house has at least 3 stories. The main floor are the common rooms, second floor living quarters and the upper floors store rooms. The thatched roofs needs replacing every 25 years or so at a cost of ¥200,000,000. Good thing for heritage buildings, the government pays for 90% of the cost.
We then visited a house built in the samurai style as it was ...
... 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 ...
... people coming from Tokyo to visit Kanazawa. The new Shinkansen line into Kanazawa has certainly opened up tourism for this city. In fact nearly every hotel is booked out this week. Know wonder we had trouble getting accommodation here.
Well it had to happen sooner or later. Its a very cold and wet day outside. After breakfast we take a short walk to the train station to buy some bus tickets from the bus station next to the train station, only to be told that all the ...