Takayama City is home to the Miyagawa and Jinya Plaza morning markets, and at each of these you'll find 40-50 stalls lining the streets each morning, selling fresh local fruits and vegetables, folk crafts, and more.
from Takayama Sta. to Kanazawa Sta. by Bus - 180 min.
by Bus - 10 min.
Higashi-Chaya Teahouse District
Near the Asanogawa river, this area shows the picturesque atmosphere of the wooden lattice fronts of old geisha houses and restaurants. One can still hear the sounds of Shamisen strings and Taiko drum from teahouses echoing through the streets. In this area, there are some teahouses that were constructed 200 years ago.
Kanazawa Gold Leaf
The gold leaf is pounded evenly to a thickness of 0.0001 mm. Even though gold leaf is so thin that we can see through it, the brightness of the gold is not lost.
Kanazawa gold leaf has been used in various places such as Kinkakuji Temple, Nikko Toshogu, traditional crafts. More than 98% of Japanese gold leaf is produced in Kanazawa.
by Bus - 16 min.
Kanazawa Castle Park
Being the castle resided by the Kaga Clan, Kanazawa Castle was turned into a castle park. Historical structures inside the park such as the Hishi-Yagura, the Gojikken-Nagaya and the Hashizumemon-Tsuzuki-Yagura, Gyokusen-in-maru garden were restored by professionals using traditional construction methods over 120 years ago.
on Foot - 5 min.
Kenrokuen is one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan. Kenrokuen started to be built since 1676, and it took about 170 years to finish. One can enjoy the beautiful sceneries of the four seasons such as Cherry blossoms, Iris fields, autumn foliage and Yukitsuri.