Life / Living / Hospital Spots in Ishikawa Area

  • Oyoyo Shorin Shintatemachi Store
    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Shintatemachi 3-21
    A secondhand bookstore which carries books from a wide array of genres, including literature, philosophy, the social sciences, art and design, picture books, and books of Hosho Noh chants. The store also buys old books and can provide advice on organizing your own collection. In addition, the store opens up stalls at analog record events and antique book markets.
  • Suda Seika
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    Ishikawa Pref. Kagashi Yamashironsen Higashiyamamachi 4
    A pottery workshop and shop located in the Yamashiro Onsen hot spring resort area in Kaga, Ishikawa which has made and sold Kutani ware, a type of traditional Japanese porcelain, since 1906. Suda Seika is famous as the pottery workshop where renowned artist Rosanjin first came in contact with and learned the basics of ceramics in 1915. The current head of the workshop is the fourth to take on the title and continues to follow the traditional production methods of Kutani ware using a climbing kiln and manual techniques passed down through the ages. The appeals of Suda Seika’s overglazed and blue and white Kutani ware includes their rich colors and carefree brushwork. Visitors can select fine pieces to take home with them from among the numerous selections display in Suda Seika’s tatami mat Japanese-style showroom.
  • Imai Kinpaku Co., Ltd Hirosaka Shop
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    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Hirosaka 1-2-36
    This is a long-established gold leaf specialty store founded in 1898, located right next to the “21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa” in Hirosaka, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. Inside the store, in addition to gold leaf related art materials and handicrafts, food, accessories and sundries are sold. The original “Leaf Glass” made with gold leaf or silver leaf sandwiched between two glass plates made into coasters and tableware is popular. Also take out “gold leaf soft serve cream” is popular.
  • Kaga Mizuhiki Tsuda Mizuhiki Orikata
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    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Nomachi 1-1-36
    A specialty shop selling Kaga mizuhiki cord work, a rare local traditional craft. Originally used as an engagement gift in the Taisho period, Sokichi Tsuda turned it into a three dimensional art form. The shop carries a variety of mizuhiki goods, from dazzling pieces meant for engagement gifts to traditional cord work-decorated envelopes used to give money on special occasions. The shop also sells cords made from Japanese washi paper for use in creating your own cord work projects. Other items on offer include mizuhiki accessories, ring pillows, and interior decorations. With a reservation for a party of four or more people, you can also take a workshop on making your own mizuhiki craft.
  • Kokoyui
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    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Honmachi 1-3-39
    A shop where you can rent a kimono to wear while exploring Kanazawa located a five minute walk from Kanazawa Station. With an advance reservation, the shop will help you put on your kimono, after which you can go sightseeing in Kanazawa Japanese-style. The shop offers three plan types conforming with the type of kimono. Men can also choose between a kimono or a hakama (traditional kimono-like divided pants) plan. The shop offers a money-saving couples plan as well. Some of the shop's many optional plans include enjoying a meal at a teahouse after putting on your kimono and taking a taxi to visit local sights.
  • Riding Club Crane Kanazawa
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    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Awagasakihamamachi 1-7
    A riding club located in Kanazawa operated by Crane, a popular riding club organization with 33 locations nationwide. A free shuttlebus connects the club to JR Kanazawa Station. The club is located in a naturally beautiful area close to the Uchinada Dunes and, in addition to areas throughout the prefecture, many of the clubs customers commute from the prefectures of Fukui and Toyama. The club keeps around 79 horses for riders, from retired racehorses to calm horses perfect for beginners. The club can accommodate everyone from novices to those seeking full riding lessons. If you're a first-timer, the club's one ride beginner course, which includes rental of all riding equipment necessary, is recommended. The club also offers a horseback riding license course.
  • Apsalai
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    Ishikawa Nonoichi-shi Okyozuka 3-278
    A comprehensive relaxation facility situated along Prefectural Route 195 a five-minute drive from the Kanazawa-nishi Interchange on the Hokuriku Expressway. Here you can find beauty treatments, massage, a stone sauna which uses medicinal minerals, and a natural food restaurant, all under one roof. Notably, the facility's restaurant, Maru, offers a service in which a macrobiotic specialist and a nutritionist design healthy cuisine matched to your individual needs. The restaurant can also handle the preparation of food for those with allergies, serving safe, healthy food for people with all kinds of concerns and needs. In addition, the facility sells products such as Ishikawa brand Kanazawa Beppin Curry, and beauty products such as cosmetics made with deep ocean water and additive-free soaps.
  • Ishiura Shrine
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    Life / Living / Hospital
    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Hondamachi 3-chome 1-30


  • Ishikawa Prefectural Library
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    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Kodatsuno 2-43-1
  • Ishikawa Prefectural Government
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    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Kuratsuki 1-chome 1
  • Kanazawa Daigaku Hospital
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    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Takaramachi 13-1
  • Suzu City Office
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    Ishikawa Suzu-shi Uedomachi Kitagata 1-6-2
  • Kanazawa Medical University Hospital
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    Ishikawa Kahoku-gun Uchinadamachi Daigaku 1-1
  • Kanazawa City Office
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    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Hirosaka 1-chome 1-1
  • Shin Kanazawa Post Office
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    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Shinbohon 4-65-2
  • Private Kanazawa Institute of Technology
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    Ishikawa Nonoichi-shi Ogigaoka 7-1
  • Wajima City Office
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    Ishikawa Wajima-shi Futatsuyamachi 2-29
  • MEGA Don Quijote LAPARK Kanazawa
    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Nishiizumi 4-11
  • Ishikawa Driver's License Center
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    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Higashikagatsumemachi 2-chome 1
  • National Kanazawa University
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    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Kakumamachi

Ishikawa Areas


Long, thin Ishikawa prefecture runs along the Sea of Japan up into Noto Peninsula. Highlights of the seaside towns lining the west coast include Kanazawa, often described as a "Little Kyoto" thanks to its old wooden tea houses and geisha culture as well as its picturesque Japanese garden, Kenroku-en.

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