Experience Kanazawa City’s integration of the old in the modern world.
This is an excerpt from Lifestyle Asia’s March 2023 Issue.
Kanazawa City, a combination of history and culture in the heart of Japan. Next time you plan a trip to Japan, include Kanazawa in your itinerary. Located in the Ishikawa Prefecture west of Japan it has much to see in terms of nature, culture, and Japanese history.
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Upon arrival at Kanazawa City, check in at Hyatt Centric Kanazawa Hotel just beside the train station. Its easy access gives the businessman or tourist the perfect place to relax after a long day out. Its location in the bustling city gives the guest a beautiful view of the city while ensconced in peaceful and relaxing accommodations.
Entering the premises guests can feel the Kanazawa culture and love for art as the hotel’s theme is centered around the concept of everyday life in Kanazawa. Guests are welcomed by a beautiful gold leaf pine tree with the currents of the Sai and Asano rivers as background. Made from metal, gold leaf is applied to the entire tree. The art of gold leaf has been part of Kanazawa culture for centuries.
WHAT TO SEE AS RECOMMENDED BY LOCALS
SUZU SALT FARM VILLAGE
Feel the richness of this area’s natural resources at this unique salt farm village that specializes in salt production.
THE OCEAN AND THE ORGEL
A place where you can see wild dolphins that inhabit the Notojima Islands. It’s incredible that you can go dolphin
watching as close as the Noto Peninsula.
A beautiful winding cobblestone path next to the gorge. Enjoy the fresh air and splendid views here. A perfect place for nature lovers to unwind.
KANAZAWA NOH MUSEUM
This is the only Noh Museum in the world. As the city of Kanazawa had deep ties with the art of Noh, you can view Noh masks, kimono, and learn more about art forms in Kanazawa here.
This is for the book lovers. Spend hours getting lost in the floor-to-ceiling shelves of old books here.
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Photos courtesy of Hyatt Centric Kanazawa.