Japan Kanazawa Ishikawa Japan winter gardens
Japan Kanazawa Higashi Chaya District
Japan Kanazawa castle park

Kanazawa is capital of the Ishikawa Prefecture and was largely undamaged by World War Two air raids, making it a great place to explore Japan’s historical architecture, such as the Nagamachi samurai district. However, its main attraction is Kenrokuen, one of Japan’s most beautiful landscape gardens.

14 days

Japan’s cities and countryside

Temples, teahouses and Tokyo
View itinerary

Why Horizon Guides?

Impartial guidebooks

Impartial guidebooks

Our travel guides are written by the leading experts in their destinations. We never take payment for positive coverage so you can count on us for impartial travel advice.

Expert itineraries

Expert itineraries

Suggested itineraries and routes to help you scratch beneath the surface, avoid the tourist traps, and plan an authentic, responsible and enjoyable journey.

Specialist advice

Specialist advice

Get friendly, expert travel advice and custom itineraries from some of the world’s best tour operators, with no spam, pressure or commitment to book.

Loading...