Insurance is not included in the tour price.

TEL/FAX: 81-(76) 298-6265 (from aboard)
TEL/FAX: (076) 298- 6265 ( domestic)

To make an application, send an e-mail, phone or FAX to the guide with
(1) your name
(2) name of your country
(3) number of participants
(4) your desired tour date
(5) your hotel in Kanazawa
Takashi Murakami ( a national licensed guide )

Guide's name and language
Guide's cell phone number
9:45am : Meet inside Omotenashi Dome at a bench, Kenrokuen-guchi exit
10:00 : Take a loop bus for Kenrokuen garden
10:30 : Kanazawa Castle park, Samurai residence district
12:30 : Omicho market
2:00pm : Higashi Chaya entertainment district, Gold leaf workshop
3:00 : The tour will be disbanded.

Duration: 5 hours

Guide cost per one person
Adult: 3,000 yen, cash only
Children 15, 14, 13 years old: 1,000 yen. 12 years old and under: free
Extra cost: Tansportation fare per a person: Loop bus one-day ticket 500 yen
Admission fee per a person: Kenrokuen garden 310 yen
Guide cost includes guide's transportation fares.
Tour price, Expenses not included in the Tour price
Tour starts at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m.
Meeting time is at 9:45 am.
We meet at check-in place. Check-in place is easy to find. A few steps from Kenrokuen-guchi (east) exit of Kanazawa station.
Inside the glass dome called Omotenashi dome, near Tsuzumi-mon gate. At a bench with a flower bed in the middle. (
From 2 to not more than 20 persons
Tour time, Meeting time and Place

Number of participants
Please reserve the tour by e-mail or phone within one week before your desired tour date. Application is not accepted over one week before your tour date. The tour is operated together with other groups.
Tour is not operated when Takashi is occupied
Tour policy,
How to join
During the Edo period(1603-1867),Kanazawa flourished as a castle town of the Kaga Clan.The lord Maeda, the second biggest next to the Tokugawa shogunate, ruled the Kaga Domain for almost 270 years. Many traditional arts and crafts have developed and flourished under the sponsorship and encouragement of the lord Maeda. Many historic sites, and traditional arts and crafts worth visiting are preserved. They are, for example Kenrokuen garden, Kanazawa castle park, Samurai residence district, Geisha entertainment district, Kutani pottery kiln, Kanazawa lacquer-ware shop, gold leaf workshop, Kaga-yuzen silk dyeing museum, Noh play museum, etc. Kanazawa is a gastronomic city,too. Food is prepared with fresh fish and vegetables, which are produced locally.

Beautiful Kanazawa Walking Tour

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