Komatsu: Pines, Performances & Peace
Just 17 minutes away by train or car, Komatsu is the birthplace of "Children's Kabuki" and a place to reconnect with nature, with the sprawling forest shrine of Natadera, the moss garden at the Forest of Wisdom, and the Takigahara Farm, an…
Seisonkaku Villa & the Last Days of its Lord and Lady
Seisonkaku, a carefully preserved Japanese villa and home to a lady whose house served the imperial aristocacry, stands today as a house museum in Kanazawa.
Kanazawa Castle: Hokuriku’s Horizontal Hold
Kanazawa Castle is an impeccably restored wooden fortress, a marvel of carpetntry, stone masonry and defensive capabilities, and a history of war with fire.
Sakura Season! Seeing Kanazawa’s Cherry Blossoms in One Day
Too early for sakura? Too late? Maybe not! Don't miss the beauty of Japan with this one-day itinerary for seeing all the best cherry blossom's in Kanazawa!
38 Museums In and Around Kanazawa
Kanazawa has an insane number of museums of all sizes, each with its own focus and theme. Below are 34 notable museums within the city for a wide range of tastes and interests, plus 4 more just outside Kanazawa worth an extra trip. Regiona…
The Side of Kenrokuen Garden You Haven’t Seen
Kenrokuen's subtle "off-season" beauty ranks it among the Three Great Gardens of Japan. Here's how to spot the details that make this garden truly "great."
One Night in Kanazawa: 24 Hours in the City of Gold
Only one night in Kanazawa planned and don't know where to go? No problem! Here's our recommended walking itinerary for enjoying Kanazawa, Japan in 24 hours!
17 Free Things to Do in Kanazawa
Kanazawa has plenty to occupy the backpacker on a budget. Here are our picks for the top 18 free ways to enjoy this samurai castle town!
Oyama Jinja: Kanazawa’s Most Popular Shrine
Every Kanazawa tourist visits Oyama Jinja Shrine for its beauty. Don't be one of the many who miss its secrets and royal samurai history.