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We visit Kenrokuen garden, Kanazawa castle park and Higashi Chaya Geisha district. We spend about one hour to visit many attractive points in the Gardens. We visit Ishikawamon gate and Kahokumon gate. We board on a bus to get to Higashi Chaya Geisha district and gold leaf workshop.


  •   Kenrokuen garden. we stroll inside the garden for about one hour.
  •   Geisha district
  •   gold leaf workshop


City Kanazawa
Depart From Kanazawa , Ishikawa
Meeting Point At your hotel lobby at Kanazawa city
Ending Point Higashi Chaya Geisha District
Departure 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 4h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 2 ~ 15

A time limit for application to this tour is one week in advace before your desired tour date.



176.00 USD

total price

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What to Expect

Kanazawa flourished as a castle town for the Kaga clan during the Edo period ( 1603AD - 1867AD ). Kenrokuen garden was constructed as a strolling style landscape garden by the feudal lord Maedas of the Kaga clan. The garden is said to have 6 attributes which are very important for the best garden. They are largeness, seclusion, gardening technique , long history, panoramic view and running stream. The garden is installed some good luck symbols such as a crane, a tortoise, wild geese, a gourd and the Koto music instrument. These good luck symbols reflect the wishes of the lord Maedas, longevity and prosperity. In this tour, we visit Higashi Chaya Geisha district, gold leaf workshop, Kenrokuen garden and Kanazawa castle park.

What‘s included

Guide fee and transportation fares for a tour guide.

What‘s not included

The tour price does not include transportation fare and admission fees for customers. one-day loop bus ticket a person 500 yen. Kenrokuen garden entrance fee a person is 310 yen.

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6 days ago , ( Family ) , From: United States

“ Extremely informative and accommodating guide! ”

Throughout my travels in Japan I had 3 different guides and Takashi was by far the best! He knew everything about the subject matter as well as had answers for our many questions about geography, demographics, culture etc. Next I am back I will definitely look Takashi up for another great time.

Dear Matthew, Thank you very much for your wonderful comment on my guide service. Your comment encourages me greatly to continue my guide service in 2017. We visited Kenrokuen Garden, one of the three most famous gardens in Japan, Kanazawa castle and so on in the morning. We visited Shirakawago ( World Heritage site ) in the afternoon. We went up the observation point, Kanda-ke Gassho farmhouse and strolled the village. I am really happy to know that you enjoyed the tour with me. Kind regards, Takashi

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