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Kanazawa Night Tour with Local Meal and Drinks

Kanazawa Night Tour with Local Meal and Drinks

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Explore the Geisha districts after dark, hear the tales of what actually went on in this district during the Edo period. Our professionally guided tour will take you through the 2 most beautiful Geisha districts of Kanazawa and then we'll sit down with fellow travellers to a full course traditional meal and drinks(included in tour price). The tour duration is 2.5 hours. You will get the chance to explore the cultural background of these unique districts and get to sample some of the local dishes available in this area. Our night tour groups are small(usually 3 - 8 people) and include a dedicated professional guide to explain the locations and the dishes. If the min. a number of guests (3 people) do not book on a day, we will let you know, and the tour will be upgraded/cancelled/converted to a different tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$127.62
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$127.62
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Kanazawa Half Day Tour (Private Guide)

Kanazawa Half Day Tour (Private Guide)

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Visit the most important areas of Kanazawa on this private tour. Visit the Higashi Chaya district which is known for its tea and Geishas/Geikos. Then head to the Samurai district and visit the houses where the Ashigaru, or foot soldiers, lived as well as more powerful samurai. End the tour with a tour of the beautiful Kenrokuen Garden which faces the Kanazawa Castle and Utatsu Mountain.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$122.25
Price varies by group size
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$122.25
Price varies by group size
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Kanazawa Full Day Tour (Private Guide)

Kanazawa Full Day Tour (Private Guide)

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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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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$181.31
Price varies by group size
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$181.31
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Kanazawa Omicho market and Higashichayagai district Food Tour

Kanazawa Omicho market and Higashichayagai district Food Tour

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We explore highlights of Kanazawa city with great food! At first we explore Kanazawa local Omicho market and try many foods there. While eating food, our friendly guide explain you about unique culture and normal life mixed with food information. Then we move to tea house district where traditional Geiko performance is held. The atmosphere is wonderful and you might be surprised! At last you could try gold flake desserts and finish the tour with full berry and fun memory!!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.85
From
$78.85
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Kanazawa Half-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

Kanazawa Half-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

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Explore the beautiful town of Kanazawa on this customized, four-hour walking tour. Your nationally/state licensed and experienced multilingual guide will efficiently provide views of the city that most tourist do not get to see. Start your day by meeting your guide at your hotel, then visit possible sites such as Kenrokuen, one of the "Three Great Gardens of Japan"; the expansive Higashi Chaya District, a traditional teahouse district founded in the Edo Period; or the 21st Century Museum, a museum of contemporary art. Let us know what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and where you are staying, and we'll arrange a tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$118.26
Price varies by group size
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$118.26
Price varies by group size
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Kanazawa Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Kanazawa Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.90
Price varies by group size
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$35.90
Price varies by group size
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Ninja's Scroll & Stroll!

Ninja's Scroll & Stroll!

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Kanazawa boasts many historical attractions as well as modern museums, and the numbers of tourists are increasing every ear. It is fun to walk around the city with your guidebook, but it is more fun to explore the city with this scroll. This scroll offers you extraordinary experiences in Higashi Chaya District, one of the most popular sights in Kanazawa, and famous for geisha and tea houses. You may find out some unique spots that are not even in your guidebook. So let’s do something different from the others! After visiting those spots and taking pictures, a cute souvenir will be given to you as a prize!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.05
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$5.05

Guided Night Tour to Feel the Samurai Culture in Kanazawa

Guided Night Tour to Feel the Samurai Culture in Kanazawa

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Night walking tour that can be enjoyed from a different perspective from daytime. A local English guide will show you around local roads that are not accessible for general sightseeing. Visiting each spot while listening to the history of Kanazawa's samurai culture from your guide, you would learn more about Kanazawa. If you take this tour, you will surely be a fan of Kanazawa. ・A local guide will show you to many little known spots in Kanazawa ・Lots of picturesque photo spots ・An English-speaking guide provides explanations, so language is not a problem ・You can enjoy different views according to the seasons ・Take this opportunity to learn about the history of Kanazawa!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.10
From
$85.10
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Kanazawa Custom Half Day Tour

Kanazawa Custom Half Day Tour

This private and customizable tour for Kanazawa is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$168.03
Price varies by group size
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$168.03
Price varies by group size
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Kanazawa Full-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

Kanazawa Full-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

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Explore the beautiful town of Kanazawa on this customized, six-hour walking tour. Your nationally/state licensed and experienced multilingual guide will efficiently provide views of the city that most tourist do not get to see. Start your day by meeting your guide at your hotel, then visit possible sites such as Kenrokuen, one of the "Three Great Gardens of Japan"; the expansive Higashi Chaya District, a traditional teahouse district founded in the Edo Period; or the 21st Century Museum, a museum of contemporary art. Let us know what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and where you are staying, and we'll arrange a tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$137.97
Price varies by group size
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$137.97
Price varies by group size
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Kanazawa Fisherman’s Wharf Night Exploration tour

Kanazawa Fisherman’s Wharf Night Exploration tour

In Japan, fish auctions take place early in the morning. Here at Kanazawa Fishing Port, there are only a few fish auction venues in Japan. The tour can be enjoyed by small children. Experts will explain the types of fish caught in this fishing port and the fishing methods. You can explore a huge refrigerator to freeze fish that can only be experienced on this tour. And you can eat freshly landed fish at restaurants where only local residents can go.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.97
Price varies by group size
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$90.97
Price varies by group size

Kanazawa with a Foodie - Full Day (Private Tour)

Kanazawa with a Foodie - Full Day (Private Tour)

Your Kanazawa with a Foodie tour will combine the historical beauty of Kanazawa with its Samurai and Geisha culture with the gastronomic delights enjoyed by the locals since Edo times. Our guide will take you on a unique tasting journey, starting at the famous Omicho fish market, enjoy the hustle and bustle of the oldest market in this region while trialling some of the best street food on offer, such as sea urchin, scallops, oyster, snow crab and more. Kanazawa Tours have the renowned TripAdvisor certificate of excellence in Kanazawa. Professional guides will tailor the tour to your needs and ensure you are satisfied. Collection and drop off at your hotel lobby.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$187.24
Price varies by group size
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$187.24
Price varies by group size
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Kanazawa Historical District Walking Tour

Kanazawa Historical District Walking Tour

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-Find yourself in the middle of Nagamachi, where remnants of a legendary Kanazawa's Samurai culture remain- You will explore the Nomura Clan Samurai House. You will get to see legendary artifacts that date all the way back to a time when Samurais roamed the streets. -Breathe in Kanazawa's finest landscape gardens- Feel the awesome aura of surrounding man-made structures such as castles and also creations of nature. -Stroll through Kanazawa's most famous Geisha district and try some Gold Leaf Ice Cream!- Enjoy a nice stroll through Higashi-chaya, once a haven of the fabled Geisha. Here, your local guide will take you through historically significant district and show you around an original Japanese Tea House where the Geisha once performed! Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.61
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$94.61
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“Be a Local” Kanazawa Izakaya Hop Tour

“Be a Local” Kanazawa Izakaya Hop Tour

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Born and raised in Kanazawa. Spent 6 years in the U.S. for school and work so If you speak English...or Japanese then do not worry about the communication! I am a certified English guide in Kanazawa, who is enthusiastic about food and drinks! Prefers small and friendly Izakaya bars where locals gather. Knows a lot of tiny places where only 7 - 10 seats are available and filled with regular local customers. Are you looking for a night feeling like a local? Then here you go! You found me!! I guarantee you that this tour will show you the true local nightlife that you cannot experience without a true local guide!!
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.55
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$98.55

Kickstart Your Trip To Kanazawa With A Local: Private & Personalized

Kickstart Your Trip To Kanazawa With A Local: Private & Personalized

Buckle up for a practical crash course in getting around Kanazawa like a pro – and a golden opportunity to check out a couple of the city’s must-sees along the way. You’ll untangle the transport system at Kanazawa Station, navigate 180 tightly-packed stalls (and experience the true culinary culture of the city) at Omicho Market – the “Kitchen of Kanazawa” – and learn about the city’s fascinating samurai history at Kanazawa Castle and Kenroku-en garden, before weaving through the bustling downtown Katamachi shopping district. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.40
Price varies by group size
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$104.40
Price varies by group size
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 Romantic Tour In Kanazawa

Romantic Tour In Kanazawa

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Kanazawa is a land of beauty making it the perfect city to take your significant partner. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Enjoy a hugely romantic getaway in one of the world’s most beautiful, interesting, and historic places of Kanazawa exclusively perfect for you and your partner. What is the most famous historical couple of Japan? Did you know Kenroku-en is regarded as one of the Best three gardens in Japan? This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
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$494.31
per group
From
$494.31
per group

Kanazawa highlight private walking tour

Kanazawa highlight private walking tour

Fires wiped out much of historic Tokyo, but traces of Edo-era Japan can still be glimpsed in the picturesque heritage district of Kanazawa. Join a private guide on a fully customizable journey through gardens, temples, and markets as you learn about life in imperial times. Enter a 17th-century Ninja temple, and a visit a traditional shop prized for its gold flake. Tours include hotel pickup and detailed background from your guide.
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$369.00
per group
From
$369.00
per group
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Kanazawa Custom Full Day Tour

Kanazawa Custom Full Day Tour

This private and customizable tour for Kanazawa is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$298.11
Price varies by group size
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$298.11
Price varies by group size
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Kanazawa and Shirakawago Tour (Private 2 Days)

Kanazawa and Shirakawago Tour (Private 2 Days)

This is a 2-day tour that encapsulated the beauty and culture of Kanazawa city and the rural enclaves of Shirakawago and Gokayama. Day 1 is a walking tour of Kanazawa City (7 hours), taking in the Geisha and Samurai Districts, along with the famous Kenrokuen Gardens and Kanazawa Castle. Day 2 will be a driving tour to Shirakawago and Gokayama, we will collect you from your hotel lobby, this is a private 7-hour tour of the two most famous UNESCO villages in this region. Your private driver-guide will take you into these rural enclaves and drop you back to your hotel in Kanazawa in the evening.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$543.93
Price varies by group size
From
$543.93
Price varies by group size

A Half Day In Kanazawa With A Local: Private & Personalized

A Half Day In Kanazawa With A Local: Private & Personalized

A rival to Kyoto as the historic jewel of Japan, Kanazawa is a melting pot of art, culture, and history, where tradition reigns supreme. You might explore the Nagamachi neighborhood, a historic samurai district, and Higashi Chaya, where old geisha houses have been converted into teahouses and restaurants. A tranquil stroll through Kenroku-en, one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, should be on every bucket list, while the 280-year-old “Kitchen of Kanazawa”, Omicho Market, is a must-visit for street food and a perfect snapshot of local life. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.28
Price varies by group size
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$125.28
Price varies by group size
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 The best of Kanazawa walking tour

The best of Kanazawa walking tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Why is Kanazawa sometimes called “little Kyoto”? Kanazawa is one of the most beautiful cities in Japan. It’s packed with first-rate sights, including one of the country’s best gardens, some great museums, and several beautifully preserved neighborhoods. You will have a chance to explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Have you heard about the story of a man who discovered flakes of gold while digging for potatoes? Which is why it is now called Kanazawa meaning “marsh of gold”. Kanazawa’s Kenroku-en is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and corners of Kanazawa. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
From
$494.31
per group
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$494.31
per group

Must See Kanazawa With A Local: Private & Personalized

Must See Kanazawa With A Local: Private & Personalized

You’ll go on a whirlwind experience of Kanazawa’s vibrant central districts, ticking off 10 of its top attractions along the way. Explore Higashi Chaya, the famous geisha district, and lesser-known Nishi Chaya, home to a geisha training ground. See iconic sights like Kanazawa Castle and Kenroku-en garden, and explore the city’s contemporary side in Katamachi, a lively downtown district. See the city’s culinary heart, Omicho Market, and explore Nagamachi, the beautifully preserved samurai district that Kanazawa is famous for. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$178.17
Price varies by group size
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$178.17
Price varies by group size
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Private & Personalized Full Day Walking Experience In Kanazawa (8 Hours)

Private & Personalized Full Day Walking Experience In Kanazawa (8 Hours)

With its perfectly preserved samurai and geisha districts, Nagamachi and Nishi Chaya, Kanazawa is just as much a cultural jewel as its more famous cousin, Kyoto. You might want to see the city’s shrines and temples, like Oyama Shrine and Tentoku In temple, built in the 17th century by the Maeda samurai clan. Speaking of the Maeda clan, Kanazawa Castle, the clan’s historic seat of power, is a must-visit, but so are the city’s modern attractions, like Omicho Market and its famous croquettes, or the ultra-cool Tatemachi shopping promenade. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$178.17
Price varies by group size
From
$178.17
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Kanazawa with a Foodie - Half Day (Private Tour)

Kanazawa with a Foodie - Half Day (Private Tour)

Your Kanazawa with a Foodie tour will combine the historical beauty of Kanazawa with its Samurai and Geisha culture with the gastronomic delights enjoyed by the locals since Edo times. Our guide will take you on a unique tasting journey, starting at the famous Omicho fish market, enjoy the hustle and bustle of the oldest market in this region while trialling some of the best street food on offer, such as sea urchin, scallops, oyster, snow crab and more. Kanazawa Tours have the renowned TripAdvisor certificate of excellence in Kanazawa. Professional guides will tailor the tour to your needs and ensure you are satisfied. Collection and drop off at your hotel lobby.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$125.65
Price varies by group size
From
$125.65
Price varies by group size
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