Address: 7471-8 Fukumitsu, Nanto, Toyama Prefecture, Chubu, 939-1632, Japan | Ryokan
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A travel blog entry by drmom on Jul 31, 2015

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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, ...


A travel blog entry by stephpalmer on Jul 09, 2015

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... 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 ...

Nice compact city with numerous attractions

A travel blog entry by tanglt on Jun 02, 2015

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... fruit and sushi rice. A packed day starting with the exquisite kenrokuen gardens, a must see here. Then it's to a traditional Japanese house, still occupied by descendants of the samurai family. Following a walk through the old district where the samurais families used to live, it's a western lunch which was OK.
After lunch, a short walk to a Japanese gold leaf production place. With modern machinery, they are more efficient than their ...

Day 8

A travel blog entry by glendasblog on May 22, 2015

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... 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 ...

Off we now go, to Shirakawago and Kanazawa

A travel blog entry by howardstein on Apr 19, 2015

... silk spun as a cottage industry. The dangers that the buildings face are fire, snow weight due to the large annual snowfall, and dilapidation. The wooden structure lasts hundreds of years due to the coating of soot on all the interior parts, but the roof needs replacing every 30 years. When any home needs it, it becomes a community venture. During the Shogun era, each community was required to pay taxes in the form of rice. Since Shirakawa-go is in the mountains, ...