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Kanazawa Destination Guide

Delve into Kanazawa in Japan!

Kanazawa in the region of Ishikawa with it's 458,937 residents is located in Japan - some 182 mi (or 293 km) West of Edo, the country's capital.

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Current time in Kanazawa is now 07:22 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Yokohama, Unoke, Tsubata, Toyama-shi, Edo or Chiba. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Kanazawa Ishikawa Chubu Japan and sur...

02:35 min ( November 19, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW)
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Tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Tour of Kanazawa, Japan created at TripWow by TravelPod (a TripAdvisor company) TripAdvisor TripWow Slideshow of Kanazawa by TravelPod. Cities visited on this trip: - Kanazaw...

Kanazawa apartment tour

03:58 min ( August 30, 2009 by andreafuntimes)
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Tour of our apartment in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan that we received through the JET program

Welcome Ceremony for Students in Kanazaw...

02:10 min ( May 02, 2008 by apatheticelation)
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This is a news report via Kanazawa Cable Network of the welcome ceremony for the students of Washington and Lee University and Montreal University studying in Kanazawa, Japan

From Kanazawa Station to Hokudai mov

03:46 min ( March 05, 2010 by hokudaicast)
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A quick car trip from the train station at Kanazawa to Hokuriku University. Music by the Kanders from gbuc.net

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Interesting facts about this location


Kenroku-en (兼六園, Six Attributes Garden), located in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan, is an old private garden. Along with Kairaku-en and Koraku-en, Kenroku-en is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan. The grounds are open year-round during daylight hours and famous for its beauty in all seasons; an admission fee is charged.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.59, 136.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Gardens in Ishikawa Prefecture, Gardens in Japan, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Special Places of Scenic Beauty

Ishikawa Prefecture

Ishikawa Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region on Honshū island. The capital is Kanazawa.

More reading: Ishikawa Prefecture homepage
Located at 36.59, 136.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Chubu region, Hokuriku region, Ishikawa Prefecture, Prefectures of Japan

Battle of Tedorigawa

The Battle of Tedorigawa took place near the Tedori River in Japan's Kaga Province in 1577. The battle site is in the modern-day Ishikawa Prefecture.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.59, 136.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1577 in Japan, Battles involving Japan, Conflicts in 1577

Oyama Shrine (Ishikawa)

Oyama Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan. The shrine was established in 1599 in Utatsuyama (卯辰山), east of Kanazawa. It was moved to its present location in 1873 and renamed to Oyama-jinja. The main gate was constructed in 1875. This gate is a peculiar mix of traditional Japanese, Chinese, and European religious architectural elements. The gate is 25 metres high including the lightning rod. The third floor is particular famous for its Dutch stained-glass windows.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.59, 136.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1599 establishments, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Religious buildings completed in 1599, Religious organizations established in the 1590s, Shinto shrines in Ishikawa Prefecture

Ishikawa District, Ishikawa

Ishikawa District, Ishikawa was a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. As of February 2011, the district had an estimated population of 51,976 and a density of 3,830 persons per squire kilometer. The total area was 13.56 km². The day before the dissolution on November 10, 2011, the district had only one town. Nonoichi On November 11, 2011, the town of Nonoichi gained city status. Ishikawa District was dissolved as a result.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.59, 136.63 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Former districts of Ishikawa Prefecture