Nagamachi Neighborhood, Kanazawa

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Found at the foot of a former castle, Nagamachi Neighborhood transports visitors back to the age of samurais. Walking along the stone pavements within the district's walls, you can see the remaining middle-to-upper class samurai residences, earthen mud walls, and private entrance gates. The historic atmosphere is enriched by the Nomura-ke, a restored samurai residence displaying artifacts from the city's prosperous era and a small garden. Obtain a contrasting perspective by visiting a museum providing insight into the lives of the merchant class. Teahouses and restaurants, scattered throughout the district, allow visitors to rest and taste the local cuisine. Make Nagamachi Neighborhood part of your personalized Kanazawa itinerary using our Kanazawa trip maker tool.
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  • It was very good to be able to wander this well preserved and reconstructed neighbourhood and see how people lived so long ago. Certainly worth a wander.  more »
  • This is a small area to walk around, interesting laneways of traditional homes and a nice feeling of serenity, just walking we only spent about half and hour here. I think it would have been more...  more »
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