This bus tour takes you to popular sightseeing spots in Kanazawa such as the Kenroku-en Garden, Nagamachi Samurai District, and Higashi Chaya-gai, together with an interpreter-guide who knows all there is to know about Kanazawa. This half day tour is recommended for those who want to continue sightseeing on their own in the afternoon. The sightseeing route on this tour is perfect for those who will be visiting Kanazawa for the first time. Get to know the tradition and culture of Kanazawa, known as the Hyakumangoku castle town, as you explore for half a day.
18 Mar - 6 Dec 2019: Mon, Wed, Fri (except: 15, 17 Apr. 6 May. 11 Oct 2019)
08:50 - 09:00
Meet at 1F Lobby in Hotel Nikko Kanazawa.
09:05 - 09:45
Nomura Residence, Nagamacih Samurai District (40min)
Visit a former residence of a samurai family from the Kaga Domain. Admire the traditional architecture and gaze at the beautiful Japanese garden.
Kenrokuen Garden (60min)
This beautiful garden is considered to be one of the top three Japanese gardens.
It offers amazing seasonal views all year round.
11:10 - 11:50
Higashi Chaya-gai (40min)
Wooden-latticed exteriors of teahouses line both sides of the stone-paved streets, where something from the Edo period still lingers in the air. This area is an important Traditional Building Preservation District.
11:55 - 12:25
Hakuza Honten (30min)
Feel free to purchase handicrafts, accessories, cosmetics and other items made with gold leaf.
12:40 - 14:00
Tour ends after arrival. Please go to your next destination on your own after the tour.
- English speaking guide
1. If the minimum number of participants (1) is not met 20 days before the scheduled date, the tour on that date may be cancelled.
2. Customers will carry their own baggage.
3. Seats are assigned on the bus.
The interpreter/guide will give instructions to participants on the tour day. Seating requests cannot be accepted.
*Smoking is not permitted on the bus.
4. If sightseeing facilities are closed, the tour will be taken to alternative destinations.
5. A taxi or charter bus may be used for transfers.
6. Please inform us of your accommodation and contact details for the day prior to the tour. If the tour is cancelled, participants will be notified by the conducting company or their travel agent.
7. Please note that customers on this plan may ride along with participants of other tours.