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Kanazawa: Half-Day Private Guided Tour

Product ID: 105254
Your guide will take you to the highlights of Kanazawa and customize the tour to your desire over the course of 4-hours when you'll learn all about the history and culture of this special part of Japan.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Your hotel lobby
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit the Samurai District and feel the mud walls that encapsulate this fantastic enclave
  • Experience the Geisha District and walk among the beautifully preserved streets of Higashi Chaya
  • Wander around the great Kanazawa Castle and beautiful gardens
Full description
This Kanazawa Geisha District tour will introduce you to this beautiful and intriguing quarter of Kanazawa city’s long held culture and charm. Allow your guide 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. 

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 and straw walls encapsulating the unspoiled extravagance of the Samurai era. Let your guide take you through this romantic enclave on a trip back in time with this tour.

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. The defenses and grounds were constructed over hundreds of years as the country changed from war to peace, making them a combination of the best craftsmanship, ingenuity and design of the Edo period. Join the tour to make sure you don’t miss anything on your trip though this historical and political center of Kanazawa.
  • Samurai House entrance fee
  • Private guide for 4-hours
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation (if you take a taxi or bus with the guide please cover the guide's costs)
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Please inform your guide of any mobility limitations in advance
• Please inform your guide of any dietary restrictions in advance
• If children are joining the tour please indicate how young they are so that tour plans can be made accordingly

From US$ 277.56 Per group up to 4

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Product ID: 105254