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Shops Hakuza

Souvenirs to bring back from Kanazawa

Kanazawa (Ishikawa Prefecture) has been known for centuries for its high-quality crafts.


Tatemachi Street

More used to Kanazawa's youth in search of the latest fashionable item than to hordes of tourists, Tatemachi shopping street is the ideal place for shopping or strolling a bit after visiting the ma


Matsuda Wagasa-ten

During the Meiji (1868-1912) and Taisho (1912-1926) eras, the city of Kanazawa had 118 wagasa shops in which no less than 500 experienced artisans worked with patience and meticulousness.

Nosaku lacquer workshop in Kanazawa


The Nosaku sells lacquer objects typical of Kanazawa. A manufacture renowned for over two centuries.

Brasserie Fukumitsuya

Fukumitsuya Sake Brewery

With family, colleagues or as an offering before a Buddhist altar, hot or cold, alone or with food, sake is savored in many ways in the Japanese islands.

Shops Hakuza


One ten thousandth of a millimeter thick ... Microscopic thickness which nevertheless illuminates Kanazawa: gold leaf.

Kanko Bussankan

Kanko Bussankan

One thing is certain, Ishikawa Prefecture is proud. Strong regionalism exalts local crafts, which crystallize in Kanazawa at the regional products center: Kanko Bussankan.