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Art&Culture in Kanazawa

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  • 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
    Art Museum
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Hirosaka 1-2-1
  • D.T. Suzuki Museum
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    4.5
    432 Reviews
    Museum / Science Museum
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Hondamachi 3-4-20

    A unique mirror pond. Words cannot describe the experience. You must go for it yourself. Much more to admire about the architecture of the buildings in the museum. People come here to contemplate and...

  • Shima
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    4.0
    296 Reviews
    Museum / Science Museum
    Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi Higashiyama 1-13-21

    Interesting little museum in former geisha house. They have articles used by the geishas— guitars, drums, hair pins, tip bags. I think it was 500-550 yen, and the museum will take you 15-20...

  • Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art
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    4.0
    155 Reviews
    Art Museum
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Dewamachi 2-1

    Visited to soak in the local art and was pleasantly surprised by the high quality exhibits. The incense burners are particularly lovely in person, as are some of the other historic exhibits. The...

  • Kanazawa Yasue Gold Leaf Museum
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    4.0
    140 Reviews
    Museum / Science Museum
    Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Higashiyama 1-3-10

    Interesting to watch staff beating gold leaf and making up packs interleaved with paper, but otherwise not a great deal to see. Inevitable shop on exit, which provides souvenirs if interested.

Ishikawa Areas

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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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