Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Traditional Products & Crafts
This small museum offers fine displays of over 20 regional crafts. Pick up the free English-language headphone guide.
Reconstructed by traditional means in 2001.
Reconstructed by traditional means in 2001
Ishikawa Prefectural Nō Theatre
Nō theatre is alive and well in Kanazawa. Weekly performances take place here during summer.
Regarded for sashimi and Kaga cuisine since 1931, one of our Japanese friends says that when he eats here, he knows he's really in...
1-1 Marunouchi · interesting places nearby
Ranked as one of the top three gardens in Japan, this Edo-period garden draws its name (kenroku 'combined six') from a renowned Sung-dynasty garden in China that dictated six attributes for perfection: seclusion, spaciousness, artificiality, antiquity, abundant water and broad views. Kenroku-en has them all. Arrive before the crowds to increase your chances of silent contemplation.
It is believed that the garden, originally belonging to an outer villa of Kanazawa-jō, was developed from the 1620s to the 1840s and was so named in 1822. It was first opened to the public in 1871.