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Kanazawa Half Day Tour (Private Guide)

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    Stop At: Kenrokuen Garden, 1-1 Marunouchi, Kanazawa 920-0937 Ishikawa Prefecture

    Since the Edo era Kenrokuen Garden has been regarded as one of the most beautiful feudal gardens in all of Japan. We will take you on a special tour of this remarkable garden

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kanazawa Castle Park, Marunouchi, Kanazawa 920-0937 Ishikawa Prefecture

    Feel the power and influence of the Lords of Kanazawa by visiting the Kanazawa Castle grounds and park area. View the beautiful white lead roof tiles, touch the formidable Ishikawa Mon gate, and enjoy the tranquility of Lord Maeda’s personal gardens.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Higashichaya Old Town, 1 Higashiyama, Kanazawa 920-0831 Ishikawa Prefecture

    The Kanazawa Geisha district tour will introduce you to this beautiful and intriguing quarter of Kanazawa city’s long held culture and charm. Allow us to take you down the enchanting back streets to visit the less commercial aspects of this charming tea district. Where untouched enclaves take you back to samurai times when this entertainment district was in its heyday.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nagamachi Neighborhood, 3 Nagamachi, Kanazawa Ishikawa Prefecture

    The Kanazawa Samurai District tour takes you back in time to one of the best preserved Samurai Districts in Japan. The streets are lined with mud & straw walls encapsulating the unspoilt extravagance of the Samurai era. Let us take you through this romantic enclave on a trip back in time.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I would definitely recommend this tour. Koka was personable and knowledgeable. She told interesting stories related to the places we visited as well as facts and relevant information. It was helpful to have a guide to navigate the buses and directions. She was engaging and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    Mike K, Manager at Kanazawa Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you, Alison, for the great review, we are delighted to hear that Koka did a wonderful job touring and the detective work that followed is remarkable. We are proud of her and grateful for your visit. We hope the rest of your time in...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Reiko, our tour guide, couldn't have been more enthusiastic about her city or her time with us. She answered all of our questions and escorted us patiently and with a good sense of humor. We enjoyed our day enormously.

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Mike K, Manager at Kanazawa Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for the positive review about Reiko, we are very proud of her and her work with us. We are so happy to hear that you were satisfied with your day in Kanazawa

    Reviewed 10 July 2019

    Maki was a wonderful guide. Her English was very good, which definitely helps. Our tour covered all of the highlights of Kanazawa and Maki was very knowledgeable answering all of our questions. Kanazawa Tours was a great company to work with. When making the arrangements...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    Mike K, Manager at Kanazawa Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2019

    Thank you for the recommendation, Maki is a super guide and very committed to providing the best day she can for our guests. We are delighted to see that our customer service team are doing such an excellent job and our native English support helped...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2019

    A day before our arrival, we decided to book a guide during a cruise port visit in Kanazawa. We spent our morning independently strolling around, and met our guide after lunch. Very responsive to a last minute morning email requesting a change to our meeting...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Mike K, Manager at Kanazawa Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2019

    We really appreciate your feedback and we were delighted to hear that Nozomi provided another excellent tour in Kanazawa. We strive to make our tours as accessible as possible to all our welcome guests. We are proud that Nozomi was able to show you the...More

    Reviewed 23 June 2019

    My husband and I had a wonderful,informative few hours with Akiko on the 8/6.It was a bleak rainy Saturday but we took little notice as we learned about his lovely part of Japan.Sitting over a coffee at the castle out of the drizzle,was cosy and...More

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    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Mike K, Manager at Kanazawa Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2019

    Thank you for the positive feedback, we are always happy to hear from you, we are so happy to hear that Akiko brightened up a dull weather day. We hope the rest of your time in Japan is as interesting

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    20 July 2019|
    Response from Greenheartdoc | Reviewed this property |
    Yes but contact the company to be sure
    24 April 2019|
    Response from InaT59 |
    I need your answer. We will stay at Kyoto. Could you pls advise us how to get to Kanasawa and how long the train will take from Kyoto to Kanasawa (by which train and how to meet the guide at station)
    17 January 2019|
    Response from Mike K | Property representative |
    Hi Garry, Yes of course we could organise this, please get in touch
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