Stroll along Kanazawa streets and experience a golden leaves workshop. A great one-day tour for cruise ship passengers.
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Visit Kanazawa and its treasures during a private day tour in the city with an English-speaking guide. Tour Kanazawa Castle, and the traditional, scenic Higashichaya district. See Kenrokuen Garden, one of the three most famous landscaped gardens in Japan. Take part and try your skills in a local gold leaf workshop. Join us on our Kanazawa shore excursion and discover the charms of this picturesque town.
Cruise passengers: You may get this excursion for FREE if you book the cruise through us or transferring your existing reservation to us (meaning we are your travel agent who booked the cruise for you with nothing changed). Please contact us to learn how.
*Departure times may vary.
09:00 Depart from Kanazawa Port, and head to Kanazawa Castle
09:30 Visit Kanazawa Castle and the Kenrokuen Garden, classified as one of Japan's "three most beautiful landscape gardens”
12:30 Head to Shogyotei restaurant
12:45 Have lunch at Shogyotei and enjoy traditional local Japanese food
13:45 Head to Higashiyama Higashi Chaya
14:00 Explore Higashiyama Higashi Chaya District and Shima Geisha House, a traditional area with teahouses where geishas perform, and with shops selling gold-leaf crafts
15:00 Experience a workshop at Sakura Gold and decorate chopsticks or boxes with gold leaves
16:30 Head back to Kanazawa Port
17:00 Reach Kanazawa Port
Ri80, Muryoji-machi, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa 920-0332