Kanazawa is the capital city of Japan's Ishikawa Prefecture in the Chubu region.
From the Kanazawa Travel Guide
The owner is a very nice Buddhist ex-monk who gives a percentage of the profits to charity for Asian children. This is the cheapest place we stayed at during three weeks in Japan, and it was very good value for money. The owner values the small scale, so that he has the opportunity to talk to each of his guests personally. ... more
We loved our stay at Kikunoya. Two little hassles - firstly, maybe some information when we arrived (maybe a written note) to explain about using the bathroom. Secondly, we weren't aware that we could only pay by cash, which created some awkwardness as we were leaving. Otherwise, everything was wonderful. ... more
Top notch facility. Excellent location -very easy to get to from the station. Great character - the tatami rooms were very comfortable and good atmosphere, impeccably clean, excellent facilities and as a bonus the host was extremely hospitable. I got in late, after all the local restaurants were shut and even got offered dinner by the host. ... more
Japan Itinerary 14 days
Kyoto Day 8 Kyoto - Koya San Day 9 Take train to Kyoto to Sabae (to visit a friend) via Kanazawa Day 10 ...
A two week Japan itinerary
I'd recommend K's Kyoto House in Kyoto - definitely a fun place and since there are three of you, you'll be able to get a private room for the same price. Also if you want to play a bit in a less touristed part of the country I'd strongly recommend Kanazawa. Really lovely area with some of Japan's most ...
The most beautiful garden in Japan
Our next stop is Japan's 4th largest city - Kanazawa near the Japan Alps. Here we visited the fabulous Kenroku-en garden which was a beautiful place to stroll around for the morning: We also visited the fish market and ate sushi go round - conveyor belt sushi. The basket contained the takings ...
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