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Souvenirs to bring back from Kanazawa
Kanazawa (Ishikawa Prefecture) has been known for centuries for its high-quality crafts.
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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
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.
The Nosaku sells lacquer objects typical of Kanazawa. A manufacture renowned for over two centuries.
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.
One ten thousandth of a millimeter thick ... Microscopic thickness which nevertheless illuminates Kanazawa: gold leaf.
One thing is certain, Ishikawa Prefecture is proud. Strong regionalism exalts local crafts, which crystallize in Kanazawa at the regional products center: Kanko Bussankan.
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