FOR THE BEST
KANAZAWA
EXPERIENCE

The construction of the Hokuriku Bullet Train in spring of 2015 transformed travel from Tokyo to Kanazawa into a swift and easy commute, opening the doors for everyone to explore this previously hidden gem of Japan.

We want to share with you the best Kanazawa has to offer, to give you the best Kanazawa experience as we set out to do when we first created our company.

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Let us help you make a memorable journey and have the best Kanazawa experience.
Of course, the definition of "best" differs for each person.
With this in mind, we have selected our location and a choice of accommodations.

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    TATEMACHI

    Opened in April 2017, our thirty-eight spacious private rooms that combine a Zen atmosphere with modern comfort provide the perfect place to rest during lengthy travels through Japan.

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    HOSTEL

    A comfortable and affordable space for independent backpackers with itchy feet and a love of Japan, established in October 2016.

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    MUSIC BAR

    Travel the world and travel through time with music as your guide. Enjoy food and company as vinyl records from all genres play in high quality sound.

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    BAR & CAFÉ

    Connecting the local community through live music events, language exchange opportunities, casual drinks and, of course, great food, this bar & café boasts the only authentic, southern-style American cuisine in the region.

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IDEAS

Looking for recommendations in Kanazawa, Japan? Add these authentic cultural experiences, activities, and sightseeing spots to your itinerary. From geisha to samurai, tea ceremonies to edible gold leaf ice cream, traditional Japanese gardens to Zen Buddhist inspired architecture, this “Little Kyoto” has it all.

KANAZAWA
from TOKYO by bullet train (Hokuriku Line)
– 2 hours 30 minutes
by air (from Narita Airport)
– 1 hour 30 minutes
from SHIRAKAWAGO by bus (Hokuriku or Nohi) – 1 hour 15 min from TAKAYAMA by bullet train (Hokuriku Line) - 2 hours
by bus (Hokuriku or Nohi) – 2 hours 15 min
from KYOTO by Train (Thunder Bird) – 2 hours

ACCESS

Kanazawa's location is an ideal waypoint
for travel between Kyoto and Tokyo.

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