Trip Planner: Asia / Japan / Chubu / Hokuriku / Ishikawa Prefecture / Kanazawa / Higashichaya Old Town
Step back in time to an age of samurais and geishas at Higashichaya Old Town, one of the nation's most intact and best-preserved fortified towns. Explore the historic district, dating from the Edo period, and marvel at its network of narrow streets lined with low, wood-paneled buildings. You'll pass small stores, cafes, and several historic teahouses that have stood there for centuries. Be sure to get off the main street to delve into the maze of back alleys crisscrossing the area. Put Higashichaya Old Town and other Kanazawa attractions into our Kanazawa trip builder tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
Tours to Higashichaya Old Town
Kanazawa Half Day Tour (Private Guide) BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $224
Duration: 4 hours
Kanazawa Omicho market and Higashichayagai district Food Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $60
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Higashichaya Old Town Reviews
Amazing old buildings with so much beautiful wood. Came on a wet afternoon and still enjoyed a walk through the old area. more »
とても風情がある建物が並んでいます。主におみやげ街という感じでした。金箔が使われた化粧品などたくさん売っています。昼前となると観光客でいっぱいです。金沢駅からの園遊バスを使うことをオススメします。 more »There are many very tasteful buildings. It was mainly a souvenir town. We sell a lot of cosmetics using gold leaf. It is full of tourists before noon. We recommend using the garden yu bus from Kanazawa Station.
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