Around Kanazawa Station, Musashigatsuji and Owari-cho

Around Kanazawa Station

Kanazawa Station is JR West Railway's major station located in Kanazawa. The reconstruction of the surrounding area is still making progress for the extension of the Hokuriku Shinkansen (a bullet train) from Kanazawa to Osaka...

Omi-cho Market

Established during the Edo Period, Omicho Market has formed an essential part of Kanazawa’s food culture for more than 280 years. The sprawling market features more than 170 stores, including a large number of fishmongers...

Around Musashigatsuji

One of the Three Major Shopping Quarters in the Central Part of the City Musashigatsuji is located around an intersection that is approximately one kilometer away from the east gate of Kanazawa Station. The Musashigatsuji area...

The Old Site of Mr.Kurando Terashima's House

Kurando was a middle-class samurai of the Maeda family. It is said that this house was constructed in the latter half of the 18th century. The existing mansion, storehouse, and mud wall tell the actual condition of the middle-class samurai...

Kazue-machi Chaya District

Historical Rows of Houses Designated as Japan's Cultural Assets Kazue-machi is an old geisha district located along the river between Asanogawa Ohashi Bridge and Naka-no Hashi Bridge. Gaisha are traditional, female Japanese...

Tourist Information

The tourist information center located inside JR Kanazawa station provides visitors with a variety of information, mainly on tourist attractions, transportation, shopping, and restaurants in Kanazawa City. It also arranges a same-day baggage delivery...