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16-3 Showamachi, Kanazawa, Japan
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... connection. They were nice enough to honour our tickets for the later train and we still made it to Kanazawa that night. We had to laugh, as only in Japan would you have a major overland bullet train stop and leave a few minutes right before another major ...
... tags to match. Anyway, the main point of interest in Kanazawa is the Kenrokuen Garden (top three Japanese Gardens, in Japan) and the Kanazawa Castle which dates back to 1546 when it was a religious school. It also served as an ...
... , she probably wasn't used to affordable booze- did I mention $5 for a thimble of beer??). Back to our story boys and girls. Kanazawa, Japan has never been much of an industrial centre and as such, it was not bombed during the final days of WWII. The ...
... who spoke reasonable English (a relief since it was too hot and humid to engage in a game of chirades!). I spent the rest of the day mooching around Katamachi, the entertainment district of Kanazawa, eating strawberry crepes and enjoying the ...
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1-1 Marunouchi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Chubu, Japan
This beautiful park contains one of the top three celebrated gardens in Japan. The name Kenrokuen literally translates to "garden combining six", referring to the six attributes all gardens should have: seclusion, antiquity, spaciousness, human ingenuity, water and scenic views.
11-1 Oyama-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Chubu, Japan
The unique entry gate for which this 1599 shrine is famous was originally part of Kanazawa Caste.
Nagamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Chubu, Japan
Many samurai (Japanese warriors) used to live in this area, where remnants of that era, like several mansions, a canal and private gates, still remain.
Teramachi, Nomachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Chubu, Japan
This temple district is most well-known for its "Ninja Temple," nicknamed ninja (Japanese spies) because of its hidden tunnels, secret rooms, maze of halls and stairways and other techniques to catch intruders.