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Kanazawa Full-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

Kanazawa Full-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

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Explore the beautiful town of Kanazawa on this customized, six-hour walking tour. Your nationally/state licensed and experienced multilingual guide will efficiently provide views of the city that most tourist do not get to see. Start your day by meeting your guide at your hotel, then visit possible sites such as Kenrokuen, one of the "Three Great Gardens of Japan"; the expansive Higashi Chaya District, a traditional teahouse district founded in the Edo Period; or the 21st Century Museum, a museum of contemporary art. Let us know what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and where you are staying, and we'll arrange a tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.60
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$112.60

Kanazawa Half Day Tour (Private Guide)

Kanazawa Half Day Tour (Private Guide)

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Visit the most important areas of Kanazawa on this private tour. Visit the Higashi Chaya district which is known for its tea and Geishas/Geikos. Then head to the Samurai district and visit the houses where the Ashigaru, or foot soldiers, lived as well as more powerful samurai. End the tour with a tour of the beautiful Kenrokuen Garden which faces the Kanazawa Castle and Utatsu Mountain.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.77
Price varies by group size
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$99.77
Price varies by group size

Kanazawa Full Day Tour (Private Guide)

Kanazawa Full Day Tour (Private Guide)

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Take a comprehensive tour of Kanazawa and discover its rich history and key landmarks. Step back in time and explore one of the most well-preserved samurai districts. Explore the grounds of Kanazawa Castle and its gardens that were built during the Edo period. End the tour with a stroll through the Kenrokuen Garden, considered to be the most beautiful in Japan, that is filled with thousands of colorful flowers.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$147.97
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$147.97
Price varies by group size

Kanazawa Highlights Tour including Kenrokuen Garden

Kanazawa Highlights Tour including Kenrokuen Garden

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Tour an ancient samurai district with an insider to make sure you don’t miss any of the sights. Get insight into Kanazawa, a town of great cultural achievements rivaling Kyoto and Tokyo. Enjoy a relaxing walk through Omicho Market, and visit the historic Kanazawa Castle. Walk through the serene garden of Kenrokuen. Learn the history of this samurai town from a professional guide.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.20
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$139.20
Price varies by group size

Kanazawa Night Tour with Local Meal and Drinks

Kanazawa Night Tour with Local Meal and Drinks

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Explore the Geisha districts after dark, hear the tales of what actually went on in this district during the Edo period. Our professionally guided tour will take you through the 2 most beautiful Geisha districts of Kanazawa and then we'll sit down with fellow travellers to a full course traditional meal and drinks(included in tour price). The tour duration is 2.5 hours. You will get the chance to explore the cultural background of these unique districts and get to sample some of the local dishes available in this area. Our night tour groups are small(usually 3 - 8 people) and include a dedicated professional guide to explain the locations and the dishes. If the min. a number of guests (3 people) do not book on a day, we will let you know, and the tour will be upgraded/cancelled/converted to a different tour.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.16
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$104.16

Guided Night Tour to Feel the Samurai Culture in Kanazawa

Guided Night Tour to Feel the Samurai Culture in Kanazawa

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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!
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  • 2 hours
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$69.45
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$69.45

Private Tour Kanazawa, Shirakawago, Hida Furukawa,Takayama

Private Tour Kanazawa, Shirakawago, Hida Furukawa,Takayama

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This tour is your shortcut to discovering scenic villages and towns in the Japanese countryside. Take the stress out of driving on unfamiliar rural roads by having a private driver for the day. Travel with ease between dispersed sites, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Shirakawago, Hida Furukawa, and Takayama. You won’t feel rushed as there’s plenty of time to get out of the car and explore local sights on foot at each location.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$360.90
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$360.90
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“Be a Local” Kanazawa Izakaya Hop Tour

“Be a Local” Kanazawa Izakaya Hop Tour

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Born and raised in Kanazawa. Spent 6 years in the U.S. for school and work so If you speak English...or Japanese then do not worry about the communication! I am a certified English guide in Kanazawa, who is enthusiastic about food and drinks! Prefers small and friendly Izakaya bars where locals gather. Knows a lot of tiny places where only 7 - 10 seats are available and filled with regular local customers. Are you looking for a night feeling like a local? Then here you go! You found me!! I guarantee you that this tour will show you the true local nightlife that you cannot experience without a true local guide!!
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.43
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$80.43

Ninja's Scroll & Stroll!

Ninja's Scroll & Stroll!

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Kanazawa boasts many historical attractions as well as modern museums, and the numbers of tourists are increasing every ear. It is fun to walk around the city with your guidebook, but it is more fun to explore the city with this scroll. This scroll offers you extraordinary experiences in Higashi Chaya District, one of the most popular sights in Kanazawa, and famous for geisha and tea houses. You may find out some unique spots that are not even in your guidebook. So let’s do something different from the others! After visiting those spots and taking pictures, a cute souvenir will be given to you as a prize!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$4.12
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$4.12

Kanazawa Full-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

Kanazawa Full-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

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Explore the beautiful town of Kanazawa on this customized, six-hour walking tour. Your nationally/state licensed and experienced multilingual guide will efficiently provide views of the city that most tourist do not get to see. Start your day by meeting your guide at your hotel, then visit possible sites such as Kenrokuen, one of the "Three Great Gardens of Japan"; the expansive Higashi Chaya District, a traditional teahouse district founded in the Edo Period; or the 21st Century Museum, a museum of contemporary art. Let us know what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and where you are staying, and we'll arrange a tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.60
Price varies by group size
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$112.60
Price varies by group size

Kanazawa Historical District Walking Tour

Kanazawa Historical District Walking Tour

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-Find yourself in the middle of Nagamachi, where remnants of a legendary Kanazawa's Samurai culture remain- You will explore the Nomura Clan Samurai House. You will get to see legendary artifacts that date all the way back to a time when Samurais roamed the streets. -Breathe in Kanazawa's finest landscape gardens- Feel the awesome aura of surrounding man-made structures such as castles and also creations of nature. -Stroll through Kanazawa's most famous Geisha district and try some Gold Leaf Ice Cream!- Enjoy a nice stroll through Higashi-chaya, once a haven of the fabled Geisha. Here, your local guide will take you through historically significant district and show you around an original Japanese Tea House where the Geisha once performed! Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.21
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$77.21

Kanazawa Half-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

Kanazawa Half-day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide

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Explore the beautiful town of Kanazawa on this customized, four-hour walking tour. Your nationally/state licensed and experienced multilingual guide will efficiently provide views of the city that most tourist do not get to see. Start your day by meeting your guide at your hotel, then visit possible sites such as Kenrokuen, one of the "Three Great Gardens of Japan"; the expansive Higashi Chaya District, a traditional teahouse district founded in the Edo Period; or the 21st Century Museum, a museum of contemporary art. Let us know what you would like to experience, what time you would like to start your tour, and where you are staying, and we'll arrange a tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: Nationally and State Licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.52
Price varies by group size
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$96.52
Price varies by group size

Kanazawa Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Kanazawa Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Must See Kanazawa With A Local: Private & Personalized

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Must See Kanazawa With A Local: Private & Personalized

You’ll go on a whirlwind experience of Kanazawa’s vibrant central districts, ticking off 10 of its top attractions along the way. Explore Higashi Chaya, the famous geisha district, and lesser-known Nishi Chaya, home to a geisha training ground. See iconic sights like Kanazawa Castle and Kenroku-en garden, and explore the city’s contemporary side in Katamachi, a lively downtown district. See the city’s culinary heart, Omicho Market, and explore Nagamachi, the beautifully preserved samurai district that Kanazawa is famous for. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.47
$163.29
$40.82 savings
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$122.47
$163.29
$40.82 savings
Price varies by group size

Hidden Gems Of Kanazawa: Private & Personalized Walking Experience

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Hidden Gems Of Kanazawa: Private & Personalized Walking Experience

Some of Kanazawa’s most precious districts are overshadowed by bigger, more famous areas – but seeing the city through a local’s eyes creates an entirely new perspective. Visit Utatsuyama Park, an expansive forest in the middle of the city with over 100 types of wildflowers, and explore Nishi Chaya, a residential road where geisha and maiko (apprentice geisha) live and train. Forego crowded Higashi Chaya in favor of storybook Kazuemachi, a riverside district lined with wood-built, feudal-era buildings, and stop for coffee at a trendy cafe. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.76
$95.68
$23.92 savings
Price varies by group size
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$71.76
$95.68
$23.92 savings
Price varies by group size

Kickstart Your Trip To Kanazawa With A Local: Private & Personalized

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Kickstart Your Trip To Kanazawa With A Local: Private & Personalized

Buckle up for a practical crash course in getting around Kanazawa like a pro – and a golden opportunity to check out a couple of the city’s must-sees along the way. You’ll untangle the transport system at Kanazawa Station, navigate 180 tightly-packed stalls (and experience the true culinary culture of the city) at Omicho Market – the “Kitchen of Kanazawa” – and learn about the city’s fascinating samurai history at Kanazawa Castle and Kenroku-en garden, before weaving through the bustling downtown Katamachi shopping district. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.76
$95.68
$23.92 savings
Price varies by group size
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$71.76
$95.68
$23.92 savings
Price varies by group size

Kanazawa Food & Tea Culture Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Kanazawa Food & Tea Culture Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Since the old days, traditional Japanese culture has been very much a part of daily life in Kanazawa. Its profound charm is attracting attention from overseas. Kanazawa is well known for its sophisticated food and tea culture. The secret of the popularity of the Kanazawa's cuisine is that it is not just about its taste, but is packed with many Japanese elements such as the spirit of hospitality, the beauty of tea utensils, and traditional methods. This is the ideal pick for time-tight travelers wanting to discover lots of Kanazawa's dietary highlights in a day. Avoid the potential confusion of public transportation system, and travel comfortably with your private local guide. Note: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
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$112.60
Price varies by group size
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$112.60
Price varies by group size

The best of Kanazawa walking tour

The best of Kanazawa walking tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Why is Kanazawa sometimes called “little Kyoto”? Kanazawa is one of the most beautiful cities in Japan. It’s packed with first-rate sights, including one of the country’s best gardens, some great museums, and several beautifully preserved neighborhoods. You will have a chance to explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Have you heard about the story of a man who discovered flakes of gold while digging for potatoes? Which is why it is now called Kanazawa meaning “marsh of gold”. Kanazawa’s Kenroku-en is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and corners of Kanazawa. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
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$445.21
per group
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$445.21
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Kanazawa Custom Half Day Tour

Kanazawa Custom Half Day Tour

This private and customizable tour for Kanazawa is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.
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  • 4 hours
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$137.13
Price varies by group size
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$137.13
Price varies by group size

Eat Like A Local In Kanazawa

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Eat Like A Local In Kanazawa

Kanazawa has earned its reputation as a culinary powerhouse with some of the best fresh produce in Japan. With your local host as a GPS and menu decipherer, sample street food at Omicho Market – crunchy seafood- or veggie-filled Omicho croquettes are famous for being some of the best in the country – and cool down with glittering gold leaf ice-cream. Tuck into Kanazawa-style curry, and scope out the food scene in downtown Katamachi, before heading to an izakaya and savoring some of Japan’s freshest sashimi with a cold beer. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.77
$154.36
$38.59 savings
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$115.77
$154.36
$38.59 savings
Price varies by group size

Kanazawa with a Foodie - Half Day (Private Tour)

Kanazawa with a Foodie - Half Day (Private Tour)

Your Kanazawa with a Foodie tour will combine the historical beauty of Kanazawa with its Samurai and Geisha culture with the gastronomic delights enjoyed by the locals since Edo times. Our guide will take you on a unique tasting journey, starting at the famous Omicho fish market, enjoy the hustle and bustle of the oldest market in this region while trialling some of the best street food on offer, such as sea urchin, scallops, oyster, snow crab and more. Kanazawa Tours have the renowned TripAdvisor certificate of excellence in Kanazawa. Professional guides will tailor the tour to your needs and ensure you are satisfied. Collection and drop off at your hotel lobby.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.81
Price varies by group size
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$107.81
Price varies by group size

A Half Day In Kanazawa With A Local: Private & Personalized

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A Half Day In Kanazawa With A Local: Private & Personalized

A rival to Kyoto as the historic jewel of Japan, Kanazawa is a melting pot of art, culture, and history, where tradition reigns supreme. You might explore the Nagamachi neighborhood, a historic samurai district, and Higashi Chaya, where old geisha houses have been converted into teahouses and restaurants. A tranquil stroll through Kenroku-en, one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, should be on every bucket list, while the 280-year-old “Kitchen of Kanazawa”, Omicho Market, is a must-visit for street food and a perfect snapshot of local life. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.11
$114.82
$28.71 savings
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$86.11
$114.82
$28.71 savings
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Kanazawa highlight private walking tour

Kanazawa highlight private walking tour

Fires wiped out much of historic Tokyo, but traces of Edo-era Japan can still be glimpsed in the picturesque heritage district of Kanazawa. Join a private guide on a fully customizable journey through gardens, temples, and markets as you learn about life in imperial times. Enter a 17th-century Ninja temple, and a visit a traditional shop prized for its gold flake. Tours include hotel pickup and detailed background from your guide.
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  • 7 hours
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$369.00
per group
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$369.00
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Kanazawa with a Foodie - Full Day (Private Tour)

Kanazawa with a Foodie - Full Day (Private Tour)

Your Kanazawa with a Foodie tour will combine the historical beauty of Kanazawa with its Samurai and Geisha culture with the gastronomic delights enjoyed by the locals since Edo times. Our guide will take you on a unique tasting journey, starting at the famous Omicho fish market, enjoy the hustle and bustle of the oldest market in this region while trialling some of the best street food on offer, such as sea urchin, scallops, oyster, snow crab and more. Kanazawa Tours have the renowned TripAdvisor certificate of excellence in Kanazawa. Professional guides will tailor the tour to your needs and ensure you are satisfied. Collection and drop off at your hotel lobby.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.82
Price varies by group size
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$152.82
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Romantic Tour In Kanazawa

Romantic Tour In Kanazawa

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Kanazawa is a land of beauty making it the perfect city to take your significant partner. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Enjoy a hugely romantic getaway in one of the world’s most beautiful, interesting, and historic places of Kanazawa exclusively perfect for you and your partner. What is the most famous historical couple of Japan? Did you know Kenroku-en is regarded as one of the Best three gardens in Japan? This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
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$445.21
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