KANAZAWA TRAVEL GUIDE

Around Kanazawa

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Going to be around Kanazawa in the spring? Summer? Fall? Winter? Here's some fun stuff going on in each season:

Fall Foliage at Kakusenkei Gorge

Fall Foliage at Kakusenkei Gorge

(Photo credit ©石川県観光連盟) If you’re planning a fall hot spring trip or will be around Kanazawa…

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Fall Foliage at Kurobe Gorge

Fall Foliage at Kurobe Gorge

A fun day-trip to take from Kanazawa during the autumn is to the Kurobe Gorge.…

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Fall Foliage and Light-up at Nata Temple

Fall Foliage and Light-up at Nata Temple

Every year around late October, early November, the Japanese maples at Nata Temple become a…

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Fall Foliage on the White Road

Fall Foliage on the White Road

If you’re around Kanazawa and planning to visit Shirakawa-go sometime in October-November, definitely consider taking…

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Fruit Picking

Fruit Picking

Looking to get your hands in the dirt a little, or to enjoy freshly picked…

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Fireworks

Fireworks

Aside from festivals, summer wouldn’t be complete in Japan without massive fireworks displays. Quite a…

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Hyakumangoku Festival

Hyakumangoku Festival

(Photo credit ©石川県観光連盟) Taking place the first weekend in June, Kanazawa’s Hyakumangoku Festival is the city’s…

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Abare Matsuri

Abare Matsuri

Japanese festivals are pretty unique, but a truly unique festival among them is the Noto’s…

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Cherry Blossoms at Rojo Park

Cherry Blossoms at Rojo Park

If you’d rather avoid the crowds in Kanazawa during cherry blossom season, you can take…

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Cherry Blossoms at Kanazawa Castle and Kenroku Garden

Cherry Blossoms at Kanazawa Castle and Kenroku Garden

(Photo credit ©石川県観光連盟) Springtime Japan brings with it beautiful cherry blossoms. Around Kanazawa, you can enjoy hanami (cherry…

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Otabi Festival

Otabi Festival

Komatsu City’s largest festival, Otabi Festival, takes place every May. The festival is over 250…

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Snowy Kenroku Garden

Snowy Kenroku Garden

(Photo credit ©石川県観光連盟) Winters around Kanazawa can mean some pretty heavy snowfall – but this snowfall…

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Skiing

Skiing

(Photo credit ©石川県観光連盟) Being close to the mountains in winter means skiing! Check out the Ichirino…

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