Kanazawa & the Hokuriku Coast shopping

Arts & Crafts in Kanazawa

Sakuda Gold Leaf Company

Here you can observe the kinpaku (gold-leaf) process and pick up all sorts of gilded souvenirs, including pottery, lacquerware and, er...golf balls. It also serves tea containing flecks of gold leaf, which is repute…
Arts & Crafts in Upper Noto Peninsula

Road Station Suzunari

In the former Suzu train station (and attached to the current Suzu bus station), this shop sells well-priced crafts and products from around the Noto region. See if you can resist ordering another helping of the van…
Arts & Crafts in Kanazawa

Ishikawa Local Products Center

An overview of Kanazawa crafts, on the kitschy side, under one roof.
Food in Kanazawa


If a flowering tree made of candy excites you, head to Murakami. At this handsome wagashi (Japanese sweets) shop you'll also find fukusamochi (red-bean paste and pounded rice in a crêpe) and kakiho (soybean flour ro…