Higashichaya Old Town, Kanazawa

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Step back in time to an age of samurais and geishas at Higashichaya Old Town, one of the nation's most intact and best-preserved fortified towns. Explore the historic district, dating from the Edo period, and marvel at its network of narrow streets lined with low, wood-paneled buildings. You'll pass small stores, cafes, and several historic teahouses that have stood there for centuries. Be sure to get off the main street to delve into the maze of back alleys crisscrossing the area. Put Higashichaya Old Town and other Kanazawa attractions into our Kanazawa trip builder tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Higashi Chaya district I visited had the answer. Eating out has also banned the unique atmosphere of the city orderly. Further commitment for good sushi in line, how is not even a tourist city, felt that there was awareness of the sense as the tea city of. It might be safe to go by public transport or taxi, they go by car and parking may have trouble because the district is not large so far, way too narrow. Anyway, if you go to Kanazawa come to stroll!
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  • Previously visited this time was crowded with many people. Able to walk slowly while looking through, I still shop there. Kanazawa, was a lot of gold shops.
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  • I saw walking quickly this time at intervals of time was not enough, so, it was only around nice atmosphere I. Most stores are open morning at about 10 am after.
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