Kanazawa and Ishikawa Cultural Highlights Full-Day Bus Tour, Ishikawa tours & activities, fun things to do in Ishikawa | VELTRA

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Kanazawa and Ishikawa Cultural Highlights Full-Day Bus Tour

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Go off the beaten path. Discover the charm of northern Japan with visits to art museums, historical shrines, pufferfish factories and more. Experience Japanese culture and the charm of the Tohoku region on a comfortable bus from Kanazawa.

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VELTRA says:
Take a day trip out of Kanazawa to visit some of the surrounding towns and villages that help make Ishikawa a unique spot in the Tohoku region.
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  • 08:20 Check-in at Kanazawa Station West Exit Bus Parking Lot
  • 08:30 Depart
  • 09:00 Shirayama Hime Shrine (40 min)
    It is said that this shrine was first constructed in the year 716 to worship the God of Mt. Shirayama. Out of the 2,000 other Shirayama shrines in the nation, this is the main shrine that has been loved by the locals for generations.
  • 10:05 Nomi Kutani Ceramics Museum (40 min)
    Learn about the history and the art of Kutani ware at the newly reopened museum. See the historical works that date back to the 1600s along with some modern versions of the wonderful Japanese ceramic.
  • 10:50 Kutani Ware Painting Workshop (1 hour)
    After learning the history and style of Kutani ware, paint your very own piece! Choose your own design and use colorful paints to draw them.
  • 12:10 Lunch (40 min.)
    Enjojy lunch at a restaurant in either Nomi City or near Shirayama City.
  • Asano Taiko Drum Shop (40 min.)
    1103434 Visit the historical Japanese drum specialty shop which has been in operation for over 400 years. See the various types of drums from not only Japan but also from Africa, Asia, America and various places around the world.
  • 13:35 Pufferfish Factory (35 min.)
    Visit a factory that handles and produces pufferfish roe products, known as a delicacy of Shirayama and Kanazawa cities. See how the rare product is handled by letting it age over 2 years to remove the poison that pufferfish is known for.
  • 14:45 Hakuichi Hakukokan Museum (25 min.)
    Marvel at the gorgeous items shimmering in gold throughout the displays. Visit a newly reopened museum filled with a variety of products made using gold leaf. Those up for a decadent and picture-worthy challenge can try the ice cream covered in gold!
  • 15:25 Ishikawa Prefectural Office Observatory (35 min.)
    Soar up to the 19th floor of the prefectural office to get a great view of the city from above. On a sunny day, you will be able to see Mt. Shirayama and the Tateyama mountains.
  • 16:20 Yachiya Shuzo Brewery (Yamato Miso Shoyu Factory on Sundays)
    3435178 Wrap up your trip by visiting a historical sake brewery that has been around for nearly 400 years. The brewery itself has a distinct structure and is an important cultural heritage of Japan.

    Please note, the brewery is closed on Sundays and the tour will visit Yamato Miso Shoyu Factory instead.
  • 17:20 Tour Ends at Kanazawa Station
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    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
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    • This tour is operated in Japanese only.
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  • Any cancellations made between 00:00 local time, 2 business days to 00:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 00:00 local time, 1 business days to 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 23:59 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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Language Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 9 hour(s)
Meal Lunch
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