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Nagamachi Neighborhood: Tours & Tickets

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Many samurai (Japanese warriors) used to live in this area, where remnants of that era, like several mansions, a canal and private gates, still remain.
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3 Nagamachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A small but very charming neighborhood. Worth seeing with a local so you learn about some history and about certain buildings, and facades.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank cocoallen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed wandering around and looking at the gardens and buildings and streets. Stumbled on a small museum/art store which we really enjoyed.

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank thommydean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a pleasant neighborhood to walk around. The buildings are well preserved and you can just about try to imagine what it was like in samurai times.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank ECJ1968
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This district has wonderful examples of traditional Japanese domestic and commercial architecture including the Nomura Samurai House and the Shinise Kinenkan Museum (with its friendly staff).

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank MoseCeltic
Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

Just narrow streets, nothing really to see except walls and some tourist-trap stores. Don’t spend too much time here but make sure you visit the samurai house museum.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank ToniTijay
Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

Nothing too fascinating unless its your first visit to Japan and havent visited any old town. It does make a rather peaceful walk in the evening when there are lesser tourists though.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank LSW17
Reviewed 2 August 2019

Narrow streets and old walls give a great atmosphere. Quiet with several interesting pottery shops and galleries visit

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank baha_hala
Reviewed 24 July 2019 via mobile

It is really nice to walk in an old Japanese neighborhood with all the beautiful old houses and narrow streets. Due to the many tourists there also tend to be a lot of nice shops.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Mer21maid
Reviewed 24 July 2019 via mobile

A nice well preserved district that is fun to explore. Do not miss the samurai house . You have to pay a small entrance fee, but well worth it. Some interesting little souvenir shops, bit mostly residential. A nice way to spend some quiet time...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank foodie2828
Reviewed 22 July 2019

We went with a KGGN guide, which enhanced the experience. It was fascinating to see the old walls and houses. A real step back in time.

Date of experience: July 2019
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