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Kanazawa Travel Guide  

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Kanazawa, located on the Sea of Japan, is the capital city of Ishikawa Prefecture. Surrounded by the Japan Alps, it is the biggest city in the Hokuriku region, with a population of around 455,000 inhabitants.       
Kanazawa has a temperate climate, though the city receives rainfall throughout the year. Humidity and precipitation are high all year round. The temperature hardly rises above the freezing point in winter.
Kanazawa was initially occupied by the Maeda clan. The city became the capital of Ishikawa Prefecture after the Meiji Restoration in 1868.  
Kanazawa-Haku, which is gold beaten into a sheet, is an important element of the city’s culture. Gold leaf is used for decorating lacquer work, cloth, pottery, and altars.
The main occupations in Kanazawa are pottery making, artistry, and craftsmanship.

Time zone:
UTC+9
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Reviews Kanazawa

MK
Overall rating 9
Overall Guide : Kanazawa is a home feel tourist spot. It is excellent for family visit, safe, clean and easy transport with area for shopping, Onsen, photo-taking and enjoying the Japanese culture. The market is nice place for breakfast and lunch, no need... more to have breakfast in hotel, try the local food there, you will find it super yummy.
Not to be missed Ohmicho Market , Noto Hantou , Kenroku En
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