First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Shopping
Kid Friendly: Yes. Parents are requested to take care of their children during the tour.
Maximum travelers: 10
Japanese (fluent), English (advanced)
Discover the beauty of SAMURAI Culture with a private guide
During the Edo period (1603-1867), Kanazawa flourished as a castle town of the Kaga Clan. Kenrokuen garden was a private garden for the Maeda family, feudal lord of Kaga Clan. It presents a different charm in an every different season respectively. Snow covered trees tied with straw ropes(like unfolding an umbrella), blooming flowers and running water in streams, thick green trees and cool breeze, and autumn colors. It is about 11 hectares wide. Strolling around the garden with historic knowledge is really enjoyable. In the Kanazawa castle enclosure, Ishikawamon gate is designated as a national important cultural property. Kahokumon castle gate and Hisiyagura watch tower, and armor food storage building for samurai are restored in recent years.
9:00am. or 1:00pm. meet at your hotel lobby.
Use public bus service:
Kenrokuen garden - Kanazawa castle park- Nagamachi Samurai residence.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: your hotel lobby,or another agreed upon location.
End location: your hotel lobby,or wherever you would like to end your tour.
Duration: 4 hours
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1800 JPY - Transportation/person: Bus fares 400JPY Admission/person kenrokuen garden 310JPY.These amount may change depending on the increase of places to visit based on your request.
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Day 3 of tours with Takashi. He was still pleasant, clear and found many interesting things for us to see in his home town. We couldn't have done it without him! He deserves a day off!