Please note that the contents correspond to the information promulgated on 30 September 2015 and may differ from the actual conditions.
All indicated prices basically include taxes.
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|Address||1-4 Kenrokumachi, Kanazawa City|
|Business hours||From Mar. 1 to Oct. 15: 7:00-18:00 (exit time)
From Oct. 16 to the last day of Feb.: 8:00-17:00 (exit time)
|Access||Ride a Hokuriku Tetsudo Bus from JR Kanazawa Sta. for 13 min. and get off at Kenrokuen-shita bus stop. It's a 2 min. walk from the bus stop to Kenrokuen Garden.|
|Closed||Open 365 days|
|Tel||076-234-3800 (Ishikawa Prefecture Kanazawa Castle & Kenrokuen Management Center)|
The traditional townscape is lined with houses featuring "Kimusuko", a kind of lattice protruding an elegant style. Many small restaurants and souvenir shops are lined up along the street and the atmosphere is filled with memories from the olden times.
With a focus on fish and shellfish found in the sea waters near Noto Pensinsula, this aquarium is home to 40,000 aquatic creatures of approx. 500 different species. It also offers events such as dolphin and seal shows or the penguins' stroll.
Traditional handicraft products, the biggest pride of the Ishikawa Prefecture, are sold in former residences with a history which dates back more than 100 years. In eleven exhibiting houses of the village, visitors can experience the production of more than 50 different types of traditional handicraft products themselves.