Language barriers can make it overwhelming to explore Omicho Market alone. Get the most out of your visit, by discovering the market with a guide to translate, explain what different ingredients are, and help you find the freshest ingredients. Afterwards, enjoy a traditional Kanazawa cooking class—make multiple dishes and best of all, eat them at the end of the class.
It's a size that fits your finger perfectly, so it can be made and brought back on the day, so it's also highly recommended for people who came to Kanazawa for sightseeing.
It also comes with a service that takes photos of the work you are working on and presents it, making it a reminder.
The work time is also completed in about 20 minutes of one ring.
A discount ticket for the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art is also presented on foot.
Tour an ancient samurai district with an insider to make sure you don’t miss any of the sights. Get insight into Kanazawa, a town of great cultural achievements rivaling Kyoto and Tokyo. Enjoy a relaxing walk through Omicho Market, and visit the historic Kanazawa Castle. Walk through the serene garden of Kenrokuen. Learn the history of this samurai town from a professional guide.
Kanazawa is a city famous for their seafood, and locally grown Kaga vegetables. I will teach you how to make
temari-sushi using fresh, local ingredients -- colorful sushi that will impress your family and friends! You can customize your toppings, and choose ingredients that you love, and I will show you tips and tricks for making instagram-worthy sushi!
After we make our own (and take as many photos as possible!) we'll sit down for a sushi lunch, and a mini-tea ceremony afterwards. This experience includes all ingredients and cooking utensils.
We explore highlights of Kanazawa city with great food! At first we explore Kanazawa local Omicho market and try many foods there. While eating food, our friendly guide explain you about unique culture and normal life mixed with food information.
Then we move to tea house district where traditional Geiko performance is held. The atmosphere is wonderful and you might be surprised! At last you could try gold flake desserts and finish the tour with full berry and fun memory!!
Take a comprehensive tour of Kanazawa and discover its rich history and key landmarks. Step back in time and explore one of the most well-preserved samurai districts. Explore the grounds of Kanazawa Castle and its gardens that were built during the Edo period. End the tour with a stroll through the Kenrokuen Garden, considered to be the most beautiful in Japan, that is filled with thousands of colorful flowers.
This tour is your shortcut to discovering scenic villages and towns in the Japanese countryside. Take the stress out of driving on unfamiliar rural roads by having a private driver for the day. Travel with ease between dispersed sites, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Shirakawago, Hida Furukawa, and Takayama. You won’t feel rushed as there’s plenty of time to get out of the car and explore local sights on foot at each location.
Regardless of whether you are coming to Japan for the first time, or you’re an obsessed Japan lover, this intimate, private tour will be a unique experience to enhance your treasured memories in Japan. You will be taken to the Japan's most beautiful places, guided by a local English-speaking professional photographer. During the tour I will capture your magical moments, leaving you free to take in the sights without worrying about the best angles and light, or asking a stranger to take your picture! I am experienced in portrait and travel street photography, and my work has been published in many magazines, guidebooks including Lonely Planet and the city guides of tourism boards. A day out with me ensure you will have a knowledgeable, funny, local professional photographer, and Insta-worthy travel photos will be guaranteed!
Dress up like a Ninja and become a master of hiding! Come to our facility, located near to Kenrokuen Garden and Kanazawa Castle, and get ready for a photo shoot using a Ninja costume. This activity includes the dressing experience, four photo shots taken by a professional photographer and two printed photo of your choice. Optionally, you can pay an extra fee to order more shots, printed photos or photo data.
This is a weekend-only bus tour from Kanazawa Station. This tour will visit Shirakawa-go, a world heritage site. Since the English staff will accompany you, it is a safe tour for foreigners. A guide will give you a walking map on the bus. We will also guide you to highlights and souvenirs in advance. The tour bus will take you to the Shirakawa Gosho Castle Castle Observatory, so you can enjoy an efficient walk. Lunch includes local dishes from the Hida region and Japanese set meals full of mountain food. There is no need to worry about meals, so you can take a leisurely walk. The tour includes a hand-baked rice cracker experience. Bake yourself a traditional Japanese rice snack. Try eating a baked rice cracker.
Visit the most important areas of Kanazawa on this private tour. Visit the Higashi Chaya district which is known for its tea and Geishas/Geikos. Then head to the Samurai district and visit the houses where the Ashigaru, or foot soldiers, lived as well as more powerful samurai. End the tour with a tour of the beautiful Kenrokuen Garden which faces the Kanazawa Castle and Utatsu Mountain.
Spend a day discovering the scenic alpine villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama. Save time organizing your own transport by having Kanazawa hotel pickup and drop-off included. Travel in a private vehicle between dispersed sites that would be hard to reach by public transport, and learn about the rural mountain life in two picturesque UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
This is a bus tour departing from Kanazawa Station. Visit Shirakawa-go and Takayama City, Gifu, which are very popular with foreigners. The English staff will accompany you, so foreigners can participate with peace of mind. A guide will give you a walking map of each sightseeing spot in the bus. The guide will guide you in advance with highlights and souvenirs, so you can enjoy an efficient walk. Lunch includes local dishes from the Hida region and Japanese set meals full of mountain food. There is no need to worry about meals, so you can take a leisurely walk. The tour includes a hand-baked rice cracker experience. Why do not you make your own traditional rice snacks?
Explore the history, culture, and food of Kanazawa at your own pace thanks to this customizable, private, full-day group tour. Pick the sights that suit your group’s interests, selecting among attractions like the Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa Castle, and Omicho Market. Private vehicle transport and driver are included, and an optional guided tour upgrade is also available.
Kanazawa boasts many historical attractions as well as modern museums, and the numbers of tourists are increasing every ear. It is fun to walk around the city with your guidebook, but it is more fun to explore the city with this scroll. This scroll offers you extraordinary experiences in Higashi Chaya District, one of the most popular sights in Kanazawa, and famous for geisha and tea houses. You may find out some unique spots that are not even in your guidebook. So let’s do something different from the others! After visiting those spots and taking pictures, a cute souvenir will be given to you as a prize!
Mizuhiki is one of the traditional crafts in Kanazawa.
A Mizuhiki accessory is light and matches with many types of outfit. You just put it on and take it home so no room in your luggage is needed.
It is also very popular as a gift from Japan to a friend or family.
Explore the world heritage hamlet of Shirakawa-go on our 4-hour package tour with access to a private vehicle exclusively for you and your fellow travelers. Our English-speaking driver will take you to the World UNESCO site of Shirakawa-go.
We collect you from your hotel lobby and whisk you off to the UNESCO village of Shirakawago. Our morning or afternoon driving tours are designed for those looking for convenient access to this beautiful but remote mountain village
Explore the Geisha districts after dark, hear the tales of what actually went on in this district during the Edo period. Our professionally guided tour will take you through the 2 most beautiful Geisha districts of Kanazawa and then we'll sit down with fellow travellers to a full course traditional meal and drinks(included in tour price).
The tour duration is 2.5 hours. You will get the chance to explore the cultural background of these unique districts and get to sample some of the local dishes available in this area. Our night tour groups are small(usually 3 - 8 people) and include a dedicated professional guide to explain the locations and the dishes.
If the min. a number of guests (3 people) do not book on a day, we will let you know, and the tour will be upgraded/cancelled/converted to a different tour.
This tour is a bus tour from Kanazawa Station where you can enjoy the world heritage, Shirakawa-go and Gokayama Gassho-style villages in one day. Since the English staff will accompany you, it is a safe tour for foreigners. A guide will give you a walking map of each sightseeing spot in the bus. The guide will guide you through the highlights and souvenirs in advance, so you can enjoy an efficient walk. Lunch includes local dishes from the Hida region and Japanese set meals full of mountain food. There is no need to worry about meals, so you can take a leisurely walk. The tour includes a hand-baked rice cracker experience. Why don't you make Japanese traditional rice snacks yourself?
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see.
Explore the beautiful town of Kanazawa on this customized, four-hour walking tour. Your nationally/state licensed and experienced multilingual guide will efficiently provide views of the city that most tourist do not get to see.
Start your day by meeting your guide at your hotel, then visit possible sites such as Kenrokuen, one of the "Three Great Gardens of Japan"; the expansive Higashi Chaya District, a traditional teahouse district founded in the Edo Period; or the 21st Century Museum, a museum of contemporary art.
Let us know what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and where you are staying, and we'll arrange a tour that's best for you!
Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary.
Note*2: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
Costume, dressing, hair, makeup, shooting fee, data (about 40 pieces) is attached.
Please visit us in advance to decide on your costume.
Two people from outside the prefecture will be dressed on the day before.
Shot in the lovely area of Kenrokuen.
Fires wiped out much of historic Tokyo, but traces of Edo-era Japan can still be glimpsed in the picturesque heritage district of Kanazawa. Join a private guide on a fully customizable journey through gardens, temples, and markets as you learn about life in imperial times. Enter a 17th-century Ninja temple, and a visit a traditional shop prized for its gold flake. Tours include hotel pickup and detailed background from your guide.
There are many historical places and traditional crafts and cultures in Ishikawa, sake, geiko, koto (Japanese harp), sado (tea ceremony), wajima and yamanaka lacquerwares, kutaniyaki (pottery), and kagayuzen (dyeing tipical kanazawa). You can explore kanazawa city in kimono, which made of silk. In just 5 minutes walk from kanazawa station with empty handed, you can transform to kimono style.