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Full Day Tour of Kanazawa with Private Guide

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Highlights
  • Explore the Kanazawa on a comprehensive full-day tour
  • Visit the samurai district, Kanazawa Castle, and Kenrokuen Garden
  • Learn about the rich history of the city stretching back to the Edo period
  • Enjoy a personalized experience with your own personal tour guide
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Overview
Take a comprehensive tour of Kanazawa and discover its rich history and key landmarks. Step back in time and explore one of the most well-preserved samurai districts. Explore the grounds of Kanazawa Castle and its gardens that were built during the Edo period. End the tour with a stroll through the Kenrokuen Garden, considered to be the most beautiful in Japan, that is filled with thousands of colorful flowers.
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Stop At: Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Hokuriku, Chubu

Since the Edo era Kenrokuen Garden has been regarded as one of the most beautiful feudal gardens in all of Japan. We will take you on a special tour of this remarkable garden

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kanazawa Castle, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Hokuriku, Chubu

Feel the power and influence of the Lords of Kanazawa by visiting the Kanazawa Castle grounds and park area. View the beautiful white lead roof tiles, touch the formidable Ishikawa Mon gate, and enjoy the tranquility of Lord Maeda’s personal gardens.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Higashichaya Old Town, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Hokuriku, Chubu

The Kanazawa Geisha district tour will introduce you to this beautiful and intriguing quarter of Kanazawa city’s long held culture and charm. Allow us to take you down the enchanting back streets to visit the less commercial aspects of this charming tea district. Where untouched enclaves take you back to samurai times when this entertainment district was in its heyday.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nagamachi Neighborhood, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Hokuriku, Chubu

The Kanazawa Samurai District tour takes you back in time to one of the best preserved Samurai Districts in Japan. The streets are lined with mud & straw walls encapsulating the unspoilt extravagance of the Samurai era. Let us take you through this romantic enclave on a trip back in time.

Duration: 1 hour
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day in Kanazawa, mainly thanks to our guide Maki. She took us to lovely places, from gardens to Geisha houses, passing by the Samurai district and a Tea ceremony. All filled up with stories and comments that enriched the experience. We...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Mike K, Manager at Kanazawa Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the brilliant review, we are so happy to see that Maki was successful in our mission to promote Kanazawa as the number 1 city in Japan. Our commitment to sustainable tourism will keep our tours small and satisfying. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We met yesterday incredible women, Maki, who gave us chance to know Kanazawa and the Japanese people. We learned from her a lot . We do think that Kanazawa is wonderful city, Therefor we will come back tomorrow for two more nights. We took full...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Mike K, General Manager at Kanazawa Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the positive review of Maki and Kanazawa, Maki is a great guide and always does a great job, we are so happy that she inspired you to return to Kanazawa. You are always welcome

Reviewed May 3, 2019

My partner and I were on a cruise circumnavigating Japan and unfortunately were only in Kanazawa for 7 hours. Thanks to our amazing guide Maki we made the best of the day. Maki was the most loveliest guide, spoke English very well and she really...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Mike K, Manager at Kanazawa Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2019

Thank you so much for the positive feedback, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed Maki's company. Maki is a real hero in our team and always goes out of her way to give our guests a flavour of Kanazawa. If you do get...More

Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

We had a great time in Kanazawa and that was largely due to our tour guide Nozomi and her ball of knowledge and energy! She was knowledgeable, accomodating and experienced on this full day tour. I would highly recommend anyone to join this tour with...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019

We arrived on a cruise ship, took a taxi to JR station and met our delightful guide Nozomi in front of the tourist info. She provided the four of us with a full day of adventure which included Gion district with a visit to a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Mike K, Manager at Kanazawa Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2019

Thank you for the great feedback, we are happy to see that our cruise ship clients are getting to experience Kanazawa the right way. Our commitment to sustainable tourism ensures small groups provide high-value experiences. we are delighted to see Nozomi provided just that for...More

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