Kanazawa: Marvelous Japanese City of Geisha


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    Kanazawa, the capital city of Ishikawa Prefecture, in the bed of Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan has been famous for its ancient and romantic beauty for a long time. The Imperial House of Japan, thousand-year castles, ancient parks, hot springs, and traditional architectures are among the biggest features in the city of Kanazawa. For long, Kanazawa has been well-known for silk weaving, geisha and paint production towns hosting annual traditional festivals such as the Sakura cherry-blossom festival in April or the magnificent historical parade in June. Moreover, Kanazawa has become an attractive destination for tourists from Asia, in particular, and around the world because of its mixture between ancient beauty and modern art. Let’s take an exciting tour around the beautiful city of Kanazawa, Japan via the most breathtaking images as follows.


    The Kenrokuen Garden is one of the most exotic locations in Kanazawa, covered with full of yellow leaves in autumn and cherry blossoms in spring


    The museum, opened in 2004, is a marvelous circular glass building designed by Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa. This is the home to art items by Japanese artists such as paintings, books, and so on


    Outside the spiral-shaped, glass building of the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art


    The nearly 300-year imperial Kanazawa Castle, was built around the 16th century with roofs covered with lead


    A beautiful ancient home inside the Kenrokuen Garden


    Not only is the city of Kanazawa famous for great tourist destinations, but for traditional ancient houses and small streets as well


    Many tourists often take a trip to Kanazawa in fall to enjoy the most favorable feeling of hot springs


    For hundreds of years, silk weaving has been a traditional career in Kanazawa


    Impressive performances of beautiful geishas


    Kanazawa castle in snowfalls


    The snowy streets in winter



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