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 attractions into our Kanazawa trip builder tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Amazing old buildings with so much beautiful wood. Came on a wet afternoon and still enjoyed a walk through the old area.  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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