Kanazawa, the little kyoto

Known as the Little Kyoto, Kanazawa is the capital city of Ishikawa prefecture. Filled with beautiful historical houses, geisha and samurai districts, traditional arts and handicrafts and beautifully preserved gardens, Kanazawa is one of the most significant cities of the Edo period. With the new shinkansen (bullet train) line directly linking Tokyo to Kanazawa, it is ...