Higashichaya Old Town, Kanazawa

3.9
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 trip builder tool attractions into our {2}, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This is the older part of town that was easy to get to on the frequent JR buses. Yes! You can use your JR pass. Pick up the route map in your language from Kanazawa station and take note of the bus...  more »
  • Small, quaint part of town. Lots of Shops here which clearly cater for tourists. Nevertheless walking around was pleasant. We enjoyed our couple of hours in this area.  more »
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