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Kazuemachi Tea House Street

Address: Kazuemachi, Kanazawa 920-0902, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Ranked #18 of 67 Attractions in Kanazawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
4.0 of 5 stars 55 Reviews
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Lookouts, Cultural
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Lookouts, Cultural

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Kanazawa, Japan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Kanazawa boasts three active geisha districts, aka the "tea" streets. All are well worth a visit, and each is distinctive. As the "smallest" of the three, Kazuemachi is sometimes overlooked, a great shame as its riverside location, cafes and shops, and during cherry blossom season, gorgeous ephemeral trees all make it well worth an afternoon's stroll.

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Umea, Sweden
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Beautiful street when the cherry trees blossom. Walk here in the afternoon 7 evening and eat dinner at one of the restaurants. One of the spots we liked the best in Kanazawa.

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Ayase, Japan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

This is a a smaller area of traditional teahouses. Some of them are still places where geiko-san come to entertain guests but most have been transformed into restaurants or inns. It is a beautiful and quiet place to walk along the river in the evening. The lighting is minimal and it takes you back in time

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