Located in the northern part, you can experience another tide of culture
and great food.
Here are the photos I took when touring around last weekend.
Hope you enjoy them!
Samurai former residence called ''Nomura-ke'' (Michelin Guide 2stars★★）
The huge garden of the old castle. Impressive in all parts, there is also a
panoramic view of the city. Irises and azaleas were flowering. Beautiful beyond words.
''21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa''
The city is a mix of old and new. At this museum, you can enjoy the
modern architecture and art works like Leandro Erlich's ''The Swimming Pool''
A layer of water is suspended over transparent glass, and under the ground
there's aquamarine empty space that viewers can enter.
Traditional culture still remains remarkably in Kanazawa.
This area gives a perspective into the Geisha and a treat to walk around
the alleys of tea houses.
By the way, Geisha is not a prostitute as people often think.
''Gei'' means a skill and ''sha'' refers to a professional person. So geishas
are performers who dance or play music.
Kanazawa is also a city of handcrafts and performing arts.
The Hokuriku Shinkansen (a high-speed railway line) has started operating
from Tokyo, now the trip to Kanazawa is booming for the overseas tourists.
In 2009, Kanazawa became a member of UNESCO as a city of creativity and