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Kanazawa Castle 金沢城


Kanazawa Castle was the base for the Kaga Domain (Ishikawa and Toyama Prefectures) ruled by the Maeda clan 1583–1871 starting with Maeda Toshiie. Occupying a huge plot of land in the center of the city, the castle has undergone extensive renovations and reconstruction. The main castle buildings are now magnificently restored. It's next to Kenrokuen Garden which was the castle garden.

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Kanazawa Castle Park 金沢城公園


Walk through this huge park to tour not only the castle, but also the many different stone walls and lookout points where the turrets used to be.

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Kenrokuen Garden 兼六園


Adjacent to Kanazawa Castle Park, Kenrokuen is one of Japan's three most famous gardens. The garden was originally the castle garden for Kanazawa Castle .

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Other Sights


Kanazawa's other sights include Kanazawa Station, Kanazawa 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Omi-cho Market.

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