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    2-1 Kosaka

    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 ...

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    5 Teramachi

    In the midst of the Teramachi area, which has more than 70 Buddhist temples, this particular one is dedicated to Imohori Togoro, the Nara era potato digger who was responsible for ...

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    3-1 Dewamachi

    Formerly an army depot and then the Kanazawa College of Art, the prefecture has named the red brick building a cultural asset. The attractive displays include historical videos ...

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    Marunouchi

    When Buddhist monks controlled the region, this was the site of their "military temple." Destroyed by a huge fire in 1881, the castle was nestled between the Saikawa and ...

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    1-2 Kenroku-machi

    As a retreat for his widowed mother, the 13th Lord, Nariyasu Maeda had this retirement home built in 1863. The graceful shoin (study) is an example of traditional late Edo period architecture. Besides ...

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    Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama

    Located in a mountainous region that was cut off from the rest of the world for a long period of time, these villages with their Gassho-style houses subsisted on the ...

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    1-13-21 Higashiyama

    The local government designated the Higashi area as an entertainment quarter in 1820. Several of the buildings are now restaurants or inns, but because of preservation ...

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    3 Dewamachi

    The museum is just south of the Kenrokuen Garden, next door to the Noh Theater. The Honda Clan were prominent Maeda minister' advisors and this museum has a collection of more than 1,000 items ...

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    2-6-16 Nagamachi

    Situated in the midst of the historic Nagatamachi Samurai area, the building is a charming Meiji era tea master's former residence. Kaga Yuzen artisans now use it as a workshop. Yuzen ...

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    Near Saigawa Ohashi Bridge

    In the midst of a commercial city center is the pretty Uhoin temple. Born in Kanazawa in 1889, Saisei Muro, the novelist-poet, was adopted by the priest and grew up here. He helped ...