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Kenrokuken Garden

Many people associate Kanazawa city with its stunnning Japanese garden, Kenroku-En.
one of the three great gardens of Japan, guidebooks often list it as a must-see attraction.

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Kanazawa Castle

The Gate has the stonewall amidst the rich natural greenery evokes the grandeur of the region's ancient prosperous days, and the night time illumination lends a sense of fantasy to the area.
In September 2001 (Heisei 13), historical wooden structures such as the Hishi Yagura and the Hashizumemon Tsuzuki Yagura were restored and the area was renovated to become a castle park.

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Nagamachi Samurai Houses

The remains of a mansion of Kaga Clan Samurais and middle-class samurai.
The T-shaped and L-shaped alleys are distinct characteristics of the feudal town, and the mud doors and gates of the houses remains the same as they were 400 years ago.

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The Higashi Chaya-Gai
The Kazue-Machi

Near the Asanogawa Ohashi Bridge, this area shows the picturesque atmosphere of the wooden lattice fronts of old geisha houses and restaurants,
and was designated as an Important Preservation Districts for Groups of Historic Buildings.

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21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

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Myoryuji Temple (Ninjadera Temple)

Myoryuji Temple was built as a prayer place of the Kaga Domain soon after Lord Maeda Toshiie, founder of the Kaga Domain, moved to Kanazawa Castle.
To countermeasure the invasion of enemies, Myoryuji Temple is provided with a variety of mechanisms. That is why this temple is also called Ninja Temple.

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Omi-cho Market

Since then, it has been supporting the gastronomic culture of Kanazawa for more than 280 years.
The market houses about 170 shops selling a variety of things such as fresh fish, vegetables, meat, side dishes, sweets, daily commodities, flowers and so on.


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