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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. Make Higashichaya Old Town a part of your Kanazawa vacation plans using our Kanazawa vacation builder.
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  • I went on foot from Kanazawa Station. I asked (I think it took me about 30 minutes) on Sunday afternoon, but were quite the hustle and bustle of people. Shop souvenir's handling of seafood in the old town and the young designer kitchen and a wide variety of shops and the walking, just pretty good. I recommend taking a rest in a teashop located in some places because they have a large, round the.
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  • Although there were many groups, the visit was very interesting and enjoyable. The old wooden buildings suggest how it must have been the Japan in the past. Now the buildings are home to local craft shops, ice-cream (ice cream with gold leaf), a bar and a teahouse. It's a nice neighborhood to walk around looking around here and there. Lucky us because we looked at a wedding with traditional clothes.
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