Higashichaya Old Town, Kanazawa

3.9
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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  • There are many old-fashioned buildings, and the mind is calm. There are some willow trees in the city, and the photos are reflected. Since there is no signboard that stands out, it is recommended to check the shop you want to go to in advance.
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  • People from all over the world took commemorative photos in the traditional atmosphere of the city. The house with an impressive wooden lattice was very beautiful in the autumn morning sun.
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