Hakuza Hikarikura

A shop located in the “Higashi Chaya District” in Kanazawa, Ishikawa which conveys the charms pure gold, platinum, and other metal leaf objects. The tea house-style shop is filled with metal leaf bowls, accessories, bags, and other modern items for use in everyday life. The shop also sells a variety of original gold leaf good luck charms and other items, making it a popular destination for those seeking a present that is above the ordinary. The “Ogon no Kura,” a kura-style warehouse building in the back of the shop covered in gold-platinum leaf, is a must-see.

Spot details

Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Higashiyama 1-13-18
Wednesday, May close outside of stated days
Parking Lot
Available * Use public/private parking lots near Higashi Chaya District.
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, Diners Club, DISCOVER, UnionPay, etc.)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Gold leaf workshop
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.11.20
    When we arrived in Kanazawa we hadnt planned on doing anything with gold leaf, but after a stop at the gold leaf museum, we sought out Hakuza because as crafters we read that they did mini...
  • Don’t miss the gold leaf house!
    4.0 Reviewed:2018.08.24
    Kanazawa produces 99% of Japan’s gold leaf. Hakuza produces gold leaf used for the restoration of fine arts and national treasures of Japan. The shop provides all kinds of gold-leaf souvenirs, but...
  • Gold leaf
    4.0 Reviewed:2018.06.27
    Real gold, how the sheets are made. More interesting is the products made from the gold leaf. Good to see the dedication to craftsmanship. Also I now know the gold leaf for the Golden Temple in...

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