Smile Hotel Kanazawa

Address: 1-10-18 Katamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Chubu, 920-0981, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 1-10-18 Katamachi, Kanazawa, is near Nomura Samurai House, Ishikawa Prefectural Art Museum, Shinise Memorial Hall, and Saihitsu-an.
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    Travel Blogs from Kanazawa


    A travel blog entry by drmom on Jul 31, 2015

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    ... br> Right next to the garden is Kanazawa Castle. It originally dates back to 1546, although the current buildings date from the 1700s-1800s. It was the residence of the Maeda lord of Kaga Domain until 1869 and was an army base during WWII. It is a massive structure: white, black, and stone. The roof is white, made of lead tiles. There are a couple of other gardens adjacent to the castle including the Gyokusen’inmaru Garden, named after the wife of a feudal lord, ...


    A travel blog entry by stephpalmer on Jul 09, 2015

    15 photos

    ... 50!! The sight of a huge tuna head was a bit freaky and made me wonder what on earth someone would do with it. After that we wandered up to the Geisha district to see typical old tea houses. There were no geishas about though so we had to use our imagination. At night a few of us headed out to sample the local nightlife. It's not as easy as you think so we ended up drinking mojitos in a tapas bar. ...

    Nice compact city with numerous attractions

    A travel blog entry by tanglt on Jun 02, 2015

    39 photos

    ... that the owner was so impressed by us all using chopsticks and eating most of the food that we had an impromptu performance of song and dance.
    After lunch, it was more paper making. This time, we got to make some postcards and even got to keep them. Not much different than Korean paper making.
    On our way looking for a place for Udon, we found the fabric section of the local department store right beside where we bought some ...

    Day 8

    A travel blog entry by glendasblog on May 22, 2015

    12 photos

    ... 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 ...

    West by Thunderbird

    A travel blog entry by 111days on Oct 06, 2014

    2 comments, 4 photos

    ... probably built to reflect the shape of the garden. The odd thing though, was that the building itself was the attraction and there wasn't much art in it. The coffee shop was stark white and also an attraction in itself, with glass walls facing out to the garden. Clare and I sat down there for awhile while Damien looked at some other rooms in the museum and I enjoyed an Assam tea while Clare had a parfait and iced tea.

    Aside from the garden, one of the ...