Alrededores de Higashiyama y Utatsuyama

Distrito de Higashi Chaya

Chaya es un lugar tradicional para festejar eventos y para el entretenimiento, en donde las geishas (entretenedoras femeninas japonesas) han entretenido a la gente bailando y tocando instrumentos musicales tradicionales japoneses desde la época de Edo. El centro de Kanazawa estaba lleno de un número de casas chaya en el pasado. Estas casas chaya fueron trasladadas

“Shima”: Bienes de Importante Interés Cultural de Japón

Shima es una casa de chaya construida simultáneamente con la construcción del distrito Higashi Chaya en 1820. Esta casa es una preciosa construcción de chaya a la que sea nombrado Importante Bien Cultural Nacional de Japón. Las habitaciones para invitados y la habitación de espera en el segundo piso no tiene armarios, tiene un pequeño patio y las demás dependencias

Kaikaro

Kaikaro es una casa chaya reformada que originalmente existió hace 180 años. El interior de la casa incluye escaleras lacadas de color bermellón, y el suelo de tatami teñido de fibras vegetales, una fusuma-e o paneles de puertas corredoras japonesas decoradas con pinturas pintadas por artistas contemporáneos y una sala de té japonesa con tatami fabricado con pan de

Higashi Chaya Kyukeikan Rest House

This rest station for tourists reproduces a town house of the latter half of the 19th century. Sightseeing volunteer guides stand by here, guide visitors (in Japanese only) around the Higashi Chaya district, and give information on local sightseeing spots.

Kanazawa Yasue Gold-Leaf Museum

This museum focuses on and exhibits gold beating tools and artistic handicraft articles collected by Komei Yasue, a famous gold leaf artisan. Visitors can see the manufacturing process of gold leaves. The museum exhibits a large number of works including folding screens, Noh costumes, Kutani porcelain, a Kanazawa Buddhist altar, Kaga lacquer work, and Kaga

Asanogawa River

Ume-no Hashi Bridge to Asanogawa Ohashi Bridge The Asanogawa River is one of the two rivers that flow through the central part of Kanazawa, and is also called "Onna (feminine) River." The Asanogawa River flows gently in feminine tenderness. The areas from the Ume-no Hashi Bridge, which is close to the Higashi Chaya district, to Kazue-machi through the

Utatsuyama Temple Area "Spiritual Road"

The Utatsuyama Temple Area is one of the temple districts in Kanazawa, crowded with more than 50 temples and shrines. The Maeda family, who ruled the Kaga Domain (the present Ishikawa and Toyama areas), collected shrines and temples in these districts. It is within a short walking distance from the Higashi Chaya district to the foot of the mountain, where a long and winding

Utatsuyama Park

Utatsuyama is a mountain located in the northeast of the Asanogawa River, and the whole serves as a park. The summit of the mountain (with an altitude of 141m) serves as an observatory (Utatsuyama Bokodai Observatory), where you can overlook the Kahoku Lagoon and the Sea of Japan as well as the central part of the city on fine days. The night view of Kanazawa seen from