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  • Kenroku-en - a garden of delight

    Kanazawa Things to Do

    Kenroku-en, one of the three great gardens of Japan was our first destination for the day, which had dawned gloriously blueskied and sunny. The loop bus (500 Yen day pass) to the garden stop (Kenroku-en ***a), between Kenroku-en and the restored Kanazawa castle. This particular weekend was predicted to be the prime cherry-blossom viewing time for...

  • Dormy Inn Kanazawa

    Kanazawa Hotels

    I stayed for one night in a single room without breakfast. I am quite satisfied with my stay. the...

  • Omicho Fish Market

    Kanazawa Things to Do

    mainly sea food, flowers, veggies and clothes market.....a very nice experience in a 300 years old market. we also had lunch there. we always go their and we are never bored.



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  • The Japanese, polite as they are...

    Seto Local Customs

    The Japanese, polite as they are, will accept almost anything as you are a tourist, but the difference in their reaction when you try to speak Japanese, show that you are trying to follow the correct etiquette, etc, is amazing.It's well worth the effort,and may be good for you, too!You can not be too polite, but don't ever bow at over 45 degrees,...

  • One little shop on the main...

    Seto Off The Beaten Path

    One little shop on the main street - it's a candle maker's - Japanese candles are very strange, the flame burns in a kind of globe with an empty space in the middle...erm, anyway, here is the guy who makes the candles!I'm sure his Father, Great Grandfather & dog all made candles - it's that kind of place!

  • The small things...

    Seto Things to Do

    As I said, the small things are a treasure.I was pleased to see how the people arranged their plants and flowers here. Ideas that I myself would never think of!Some planted in a log, others in an old gear oil drum - the mixes of colour and texture were an artist's dream.



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  • notojima aquariam

    Nanao Things to Do

    Notojima aquarium, recently renewed. I was really surprised by the change and it really worth the drive. 2 new shark whales were added to the tank and they really make a difference. I loved watching and almost touching them. They have a very nice dolphin show and many others activities. Feeding the dolphins there is interesting too.The tunnel where...

  • Tadaya

    Nanao Hotels

    Tadaya is at the far western end of the Wakura Onsen waterfront. It's a spacious ryokan with a...

  • Bus Options

    Nanao Transportation

    Tour buses that explore the Noto Peninsula leave from the central bus terminal located in the ryokan district. Some of them do not return to Wakura but go eventually to Kanazawa instead, and you might find this itinerary more convenient if you are also visiting Kanazawa. Buses are operated by the Hokuriku Tetsudo Company ( but...


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