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2020/5/30

Photos: Gold leaf culture in Kanazawa

In Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, the traditional culture of using gold leaf is still alive today. For example, there is the "Kin-tsunagi," in which broken pottery is glued together with lacquer and then decorated with gold leaf. Or the custom of putting gold leaf on food or drink. Let's appreciate the gorgeous traditional culture of Kanazawa. Photos of the gold leaf culture in Kanazawa Gold leaf culture in Kanazawa = AdobeStock   Gold leaf culture in Kanazawa = AdobeStock   Gold leaf culture in Kanazawa = AdobeStock   Gold leaf culture in Kanazawa = AdobeStock   Gold leaf culture in Kanazawa   Gold leaf culture in Kanazawa = AdobeStock   Gold leaf culture in Kanazawa =Shutterstock   Gold leaf culture in Kanazawa =Shutterstock   Gold leaf culture in Kanazawa =Shutterstock     Map of Kanazawa   I appreciate you reading to the end.   Back to "Best of Kanazawa"    

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2020/5/30

Photos: Kanazawa in Ishikawa prefecture

There are several places in Japan that have the same traditional streets as Kyoto. A representative example is Kanazawa City (Ishikawa Prefecture) located on the Sea of Japan side of central Honshu. If you go to Chayamachi District in Kanazawa, you can meet even geisha. After strolling through Chayamachi, be sure to visit Kenrokuen, a famous Japanese garden! Photos of Kanazawa Scenery in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture = Shutterstock   Scenery in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture = Shutterstock   Scenery in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture = Shutterstock   Scenery in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture = Shutterstock   Scenery in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture = Shutterstock   Scenery in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture = Shutterstock   Scenery in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture = Shutterstock   Scenery in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture = Shutterstock   Scenery in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture = Shutterstock     Map of Kanazawa   I appreciate you reading to the end.   Back to "Best of Kanazawa"    

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Ishikawa

2020/5/30

Kanazawa: An ancient city with gorgeous traditional culture

Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture is a popular tourist city where traditional culture is still strong, just like Kyoto and Nara. The best place to visit is the Kenrokuen Garden, one of Japan's three major gardens. Other popular attractions include the Chayamachi District with its beautiful traditional townscape and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, which is one of Japan's leading contemporary art museums. Photos   Outline of Kanazawa Where is Kanazawa? Traffic access By air Komatsu Airport → Kanazawa: 40 minutes by limousine bus Haneda Airport (Tokyo) → Komatsu Airport: 1 hour Narita Airport (Tokyo) → Komatsu Airport: 1 hours 20 minutes By train JR Tokyo Station → JR Kanazawa Station: About 2 hours 30 minutes by Hokuriku Shinkansen (bullet train) JR Osaka Station → JR Kanazawa Station: About 3 hours by JR Thunderbird Express JR Kyoto Station → JR Kanazawa Station: About 2 hours 30 minutes by JR Thunderbird Express   Kenrokuen Garden Bridge at Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa = Shutterstock   Higashi Chayagai ( Higashi Chaya District) Higashi Chaya District in the winter = Shutterstock   21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa One of most surprising art works among tourists at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa is an optical illusion Leandro Erlich's swimming pool = shutterstock     I appreciate you reading to the end.   Back to "Best of Ishikawa" About me Bon KUROSAWA  I have long worked as a senior editor for Nihon Keizai Shimbun (NIKKEI) and currently work as an independent web writer. At NIKKEI, ...

Japanese traditional garden "Kenrokuen" in Kanazawa, Japan during Winter time = Shutterstock

Ishikawa

2020/5/28

Ishikawa Prefecture: Best Attractions and Things to do

Ishikawa Prefecture faces the Sea of Japan. Ishikawa Prefecture, together with Toyama Prefecture and Fukui Prefecture, is often called "Hokuriku Region". Kanazawa city with the prefectural office in Ishikawa prefecture is the biggest tourist city in the Hokuriku region. Traditional Japanese townscapes and stunning Japanese gardens "Kenrokuen" are left here. The above picture is the Japanese garden "Kenrokuen" of Kanazawa. At Kenrokuen, in the winter, branches are hung with rope as seen in the picture so that the branches of the trees will not break with the weight of the snow. Outline of Ishikawa The Noto Peninsula in winter with strong winds blowing from the Sea of Japan = AdobeStock Map of Ishikawa Features Ishikawa Prefecture is located on the Sea of Japan side of Honshu Island. The District has the following features: (1) you can experience a variety of traditional cultures from the Edo period (1603-1867), (2) you can enjoy beautiful snowy scenery in winter, and (3) you can enjoy delicious seafood dishes from the Sea of Japan. A typical tourist destination is Kanazawa City, the capital of the prefecture. Another popular destination is the Noto Peninsula, home to the nationally famous Wakura Onsen. history and culture Ishikawa Prefecture was governed by the Maeda family (Kaga clan), the number two feudal lord after the Tokugawa shogunate family during the Edo period (1603-1867). The Maeda family put more emphasis on culture than on the military in order to appeal that it was not a feudal clan against the Tokugawa family. As a result, Ishikawa Prefecture has ...

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