Guided Night Tour to Feel the Samurai Culture in Kanazawa

Guided Night Tour to Feel the Samurai Culture in Kanazawa

Night walking tour that can be enjoyed from a different perspective from daytime. A local English guide will show you around local roads that are not accessible for general sightseeing. Visiting each spot while listening to the history of Kanazawa's samurai culture from your guide, you would learn more about Kanazawa. If you take this tour, you will surely be a fan of Kanazawa.

・A local guide will show you to many little known spots in Kanazawa
・Lots of picturesque photo spots
・An English-speaking guide provides explanations, so language is not a problem
・You can enjoy different views according to the seasons
・Take this opportunity to learn about the history of Kanazawa!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Kazuemachi Tea House Street, Kazuemachi, Kanazawa 920-0902 Ishikawa Prefecture

You will first walk through Owaricho, the former Kanazawa's economic center during the Samurai era, where many authentic and stately buildings remain.
The tour goes through a lively back alley to Chayagai district. Then, following the calm and gently lighted Asano riverside alley, you are shown to both Kazuemachi-Chayagai and Higashi-Chayagai districts.
All hustle and bustle in the daytime, Chayagai districts become mystic at night. If you strain your ears, maybe you will hear some sounds of geisha's shamisen.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Higashichaya Old Town, 1 Higashiyama, Kanazawa 920-0831 Ishikawa Prefecture

You will first walk through Owaricho, the former Kanazawa's economic center during the Samurai era, where many authentic and stately buildings remain.
The tour goes through a lively back alley to Chayagai district. Then, following the calm and gently lighted Asano riverside alley, you are shown to both Kazuemachi-Chayagai and Higashi-Chayagai districts.
All hustle and bustle in the daytime, Chayagai districts become mystic at night. If you strain your ears, maybe you will hear some sounds of geisha's shamisen.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Asanogawa Bridge, Kazuemachi, Kanazawa 920-0908 Ishikawa Prefecture

The Asano River is an important river deeply involved with Kanazawa's history and lifestyle. 4 bridges in different styles on the Asano River are illuminated, making a magical atmosphere.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kanazawa Castle Otebori, 1-1 Marunouchi Kanazawa Castle Park, Kanazawa 920-0937 Ishikawa Prefecture

Otebori is a moat lined with the stone walls that surround the Kanazawa Castle. The water has not been drained even in modern times, so its appearance has not changed since the Edo Period. Also known as the "Stone Wall Museum," the stone walls surrounding the castle stand out when lit up at night. Enjoy the combination of its night illumination beauty and its magnificent scenery. In addition, seasonal expressions such as cherry blossoms in spring, autumn leaves in autumn are also worth watching.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Oyama Shrine, 11-1 Oyama-machi, Kanazawa 920-0918 Ishikawa Prefecture

Oyama Shrine, known with its peculiar Go-Shinmon Gate, is dedicated to Toshiie MAEDA, the founder of the Kaga Domain. The particularity of the main gate, inspired by Japanese, Oriental, and Occidental styles, is marked by the stained glass mounted in it.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Nagamachi Neighborhood, 3 Nagamachi, Kanazawa Ishikawa Prefecture

The last stop will be the Nagamachi Bukeyashiki, where the old Samurai residences still remain, also where some citizens live. The elegance of the old streets with stone pavements and earthen walls will let you totally immersed. Thanks to the dim lights, you will feel the magic and the history of the place, maybe as if you traveled back in time.

(After the end of the tour)
Depending on your requests, it is possible to take you to local restaurants serving light meals.
※ The dinner charge is not included in the tour fees.

Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Please come in comfortable shoes for walking."
"There are several bathrooms on the tour course. They will be indicated to you during the tour."
"Free Wi-Fi:X"
"The temperature may get low at night during winter. Please take sufficient measures against the cold."
"Please be aware that the tour may be canceled if the minimum of 2 people is not reached."
"There are bathrooms and automatic vending machines on the tour course. However, it is highly recommended to prepare your drinks and to use bathrooms before the tour begins."
"Please follow the guide's instructions, as the roads may be dark or narrow."
"Expecting mothers can attend the tour. However, please take your physical conditions into consideration before making reservations."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"



Hora de Inicio: 6:00 PM
Duración: 2 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Mister Donut Kanazawa Musashi, Japan, 〒920-0907 Ishikawa, Kanazawa, Aokusamachi, 88番地 近江町いちば館 1F

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Incluye

  • Guided tour fee

No Incluye

  • Dinner
  • Private transportation

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