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If you only have time for one stop on the Sea of Japan coast, make it KANAZAWA. Back in the mid-nineteenth century this was the fourth largest city in Japan, built around a grand castle and the lovely Kenroku-en, one of Japan's top three gardens. Kanazawa 's past wealth and high culture reveals itself in many fascinating museums, temples (including the "Ninja" temple, Myōryū-ji), and well-presevered areas of samurai houses and geisha teahouses. Modern Japan is perfectly represented by the dazzling 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, the shock of the new amid …
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Kanazawa Hakuchoro Hotel

Near the Kanazawa Hakuchoro Hotel, you'll find the Hakuchoro (walking path), which used to be the outer moat of the Kanazawa Castle, as well as the Kanazawa Castle Park and the Kenroku-en gardens. The Kanazawa ...

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Modern Literature Museum

The collection is housed in a dignified red brick Western-style building that dates back to 1891. It was formerly the Fourth National High School's library ...