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Kanazawa Station, Kanazawa

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Architectural Building Landmark
Catch the train at Kanazawa Station, home to an impressive display of modern Japanese architecture. In front of the station's entrance stands the grand Tsuzumi-mon, a red gate in the form of a traditional Japanese hand drum. The main structure, the Motenashi (Welcome) Dome, consists of a high, swooping roof of steel frames and a spherical glass design. This area also has shopping stores and sometimes hosts small events. For Kanazawa Station and beyond, use our Kanazawa vacation planner to get the most from your Kanazawa vacation.
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Where to stay in Kanazawa

The well-preserved castle town of Kanazawa has a good range of accommodations, with the most popular among them sitting in tall modern blocks overlooking the historical areas of town, or the more commercial parts. Look to the west of the castle grounds for some particularly well-positioned options, offering urban views, spas, pools, and restaurants. North-west from here, close to the main train station, you'll find a good selection of slightly simpler options in tall blocks, while the residential districts across the city house simple guesthouses and the odd hostel.
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  • I had never seen a train station like this. Beautiful, modern, high tech, and organized. Wonderful shops and restaurants to choose from. Worth a visit even if you're not traveling. Yes, it was that in...  more »
  • Modern train station, very busy of course but easy to navigate through, was very close to our hotel which was convenient.  more »
  • We arrived to Kanazawa Station from Matsumoto . The station's architecture and the huge shopping and restaurant area are absolutely amazing. The station is perfectly planned in order to give the trave...  more »