30 Sights in Kanazawa, Japan (with Map and Images)
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The National Crafts Museum is a museum of Japanese crafts in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. Still retaining the more formal, official designation National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Craft Gallery (東京国立近代美術館工芸館), it forms part of the Independent Administrative Institution National Museum of Art . As part of the government policy of regional revitalization, the facility relocated in 2020 from Kitanomaru Park in Tokyo, where it first opened in 1977. It is now housed in two Western-style buildings of the Meiji period that have themselves been relocated from elsewhere in Kanazawa, reassembled, and restored, the 1898 Old 9th Division Command Headquarters and 1909 Old Army Generals Club. From the collection of some 3,800 items, by craftsmen from all over Japan, some 1,900 have been transferred, including approximately 1,400 by "holders" and preservers of Important Intangible Cultural Properties, who are often referred to as "Living National Treasures", and members of the Japan Art Academy.
2. Ishikawa Ongakudō
Ishikawa Ongakudō is a concert hall in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. It opened in 2001 and has two principal performances spaces: the shoebox-style Concert Hall, which seats 1,560; and the Hōgaku Hall, with a capacity of 720, for traditional Japanese music, kabuki, and bunraku. The walls of the main auditorium are finished with urushi. Yoshinobu Ashihara was the architect with acoustic design by Nagata Acoustics, who trialled their concept with a 1:10 scale model. The organ, with sixty-nine stops, is by the Karl Schuke company. Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa is the resident orchestra.
3. Ozaki Shrine
Ozaki Shrine is located in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. Heaven shines on the great god, and the east shines on the power, offering sacrifices to Maeda Toshiba, the three generations of Kaga vassal. The temple of Zhu lacquer is scattered with Tokugawa Ieyasu's family pattern, which is called Edo in Kanazawa City, and is highly respected for its sunlight in Hokuriku. One of the popular shrines offering sacrifices to the ancestors from the late Edo period to the early Meiji period. Alias is Kanazawa Dongzhaogong.
Lienjue Temple is a Rilianzong Temple located in Erdingmu, Dongshan, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. The mountain name is Benxue Mountain. Old Ben Mountain is Miaoxian Temple of Big Ben Mountain (four gates flow), which is brave in learning from the law. Widely known as Mr. Qimian of Mao Chen, this is the cemetery of Shangmu's family in Shoufuyuan, the biological mother of Kaga Francisco Maeda Lichang. In addition, there are temples at the foot of Maochen Mountain nearby, and there are many temples.
5. Ishiura Shrine
Shipu Shrine (Shipu Shrine) is a sitting shrine in Bendo Town, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. The original company is a county society. When it was founded, its name was "Three Wheels Shrine". "Yanxi-style God's Name Account" is compared to the inner-style editorial club of "Three Wheels Shrine", a small club in Kaga County, Kaga State, which is said to be the oldest shrine in Kanazawa City.
Lixiang Temple is a Rilianzong Temple located in 4 Ding Mu, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. The mountain name is Miaobu Mountain. Old Benshan is Kyoto's Liben Temple, and the tide is based on the law. The designated cultural property hall and bell tower in Kanazawa City are precious remains representing the buildings of Edo Temple Society in Kanazawa City. The old traces of Chongqia Garden.
7. Kanazawa Umimirai Library
Kanazawa Umimirai Library is a public library located in Kanazawa city, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. This is a contemporary building by the Japanese architects Kazumi Kudo and Hiroshi Horiba, completed in 2011. Its surface creates a decorative grid made of some 6000 small circular blocks of glass which puncture the concrete surface of the building in a triangular array.
Renjoji Temple (蓮昌寺) is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Higashiyama, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Fuka. The former main mountain is Ōhonzan Myokenji Temple (Shijōmon-ryū), Yūshi Hōen. The temple gate is a city-designated cultural property. One of the temples that make up the temple group at the foot of Mount Utatsu.
9. Daijōji Temple
Daijoji Temple (大乘寺) is a temple of the Soto sect located in Nagasaka-cho, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Dongxiang Mountain, Sugi Forest, and in ancient times Golden Lion Peak. There is a monastery. During the Edo period, the Seiki (monks' training rules) was reconstructed here, and it was called the Kisei-Mahayana.
10. Koganji Temple
Kogishi -ji Temple is a temple of Nichiren sect located at 5 -chome, Teramachi, Kanazawa -shi, Ishikawa. The scenery of the temple, which has the main hall and the bell tower, is the core of the Teramachi temple and occupies an important position. The mountain name is Mt. Former Motoyama is Omotoyama Motokuni -ji (Rokujo Gate), and the Religion Law.
Kanazawa Yuwaku Edomura (金沢湯涌江戸村) is a Kanazawa municipal history museum located in Yuwaku Onsen, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. It was established for the purpose of relocating and preserving buildings from the Edo period, deepening understanding of history and culture, and improving culture. Opened in September 2010.
12. Kenrokuen Park
Kenroku-en, located in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan, is an old private garden. Along with Kairaku-en and Kōraku-en, Kenroku-en is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan. The grounds are open year-round except for December 29 through January 3 during daylight hours and famous for its beauty in all seasons; an admission fee is charged.
Sambo Temple is a Rilianzong Temple located in Dongshan, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. The mountain name is Hongfa Mountain. Old Benshan is Miaocheng Temple in Yuzha City, which is a master of law. Sacrifice the wooden Akiyama, which is known as the God of Hemorrhoids, to the sitting statue of Yunling God.
14. Ohi Museum
The Ōhibi Museum of Art is a private art museum located in Hashiba-cho, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. It exhibits tea utensils, focusing on the works of Ohiyaki successive generations. The adjacent Ohi Gallery also sells works by Ohi Tojisai and the 11th generation Ohi Chozaemon (Toshio).
Zenshoji Temple is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Higashiyama, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Myoguyama. The former main mountain is Ōhonzan Myokenji Temple (Shijōmon-ryū), Yūshi Hōen. The temple gate is a designated cultural property of Kanazawa City.
16. D. T. Suzuki Museum
The D. T. Suzuki Museum opened in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan in 2011. Dedicated to the life, writings, and ideas of Kanazawa-born Buddhist philosopher D. T. Suzuki, the facility, designed by Yoshio Taniguchi, includes a contemplative space overlooking the Water Mirror Garden.
17. Kanazawa Shinto Shrine
Kanazawa Shrine is the shrine in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. Sugawara Daozhen is the chief priest. One of the popular shrines offering sacrifices to the ancestors from the late Edo period to the early Meiji period. Also marked as Kanazawa Shrine. Adjacent to Jianliu Garden,
18. Mt. Utatsu
Mount Utatsu is a mountain in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. It is also known by a number of other names, including Mount Mukai , Mount Mukō , Mount Garyū , and Mount Kasuga . It is visible to the east of Kanazawa Castle and has Toyokuni Shrine located on its slopes.
19. Seisonkaku Villa
The Seisonkaku (成巽閣) is a large Japanese villa in the city of Kanazawa, built in 1863 by Maeda Nariyasu (1811–1884), 13th daimyō of the Kaga clan, as a retirement home for his mother Shinryu-in (眞龍院). A collection of her personal effects is open to the public.
Zhencheng Temple is a Rilianzong Temple located in the temple group at the foot of Maochen Mountain in Dongshan, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. The mountain number is Miaoyun Mountain. The old mountain is Miaocheng Temple in Longgu, where the tide learns from the law.
21. Ishikawa Gokoku Shrine
Ishikawa Gokoku Shrine (石川護国神社, Ishikawa Gokoku Jinja) is a Shinto shrine (Gokoku Jinja) located in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. It is located next to Kenrokuen Garden in the center of the city. It is one of the largest shrines in Ishikawa Prefecture.
22. Myôryûji (Ninjadera Temple)
Myōryū-ji (妙立寺), commonly known as Ninja-dera, is a Buddhist temple belonging to Nichiren sect located in the city of Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan. While not actually associated with ninjas, the temple earned its nickname because of its many deceptive defences.
The Ishikawa Prefecture Zeniya Gobei Memorial Hall is a museum that exhibits the wealthy merchant Zeniya Gobei, who made a fortune on the Kitamaebune and was touted as "one million koku of the sea". The location is 55 Honmachi Ro, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture.
24. Honda-no-Mori Hall
Benduo Mori Hall of Hokuriku Electric Power Guild Hall is a concert hall located in Shiyin, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. Known as the Forest Hall of Bendo. Hokuriku Power owns the hall, which is operated by the Mori Hall Operation Committee in Bendo.
Tiandeyuan is a Cao Dongzong temple located in Xiaoliye, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. The mountain number is Jinlong Mountain. The courtyard number is named after Zhuji Fa, the main room of Maeda Lichang, the Lord of Kaga, Tiande Courtyard Hall.
26. The Kanazawa Theatre
Kanazawa Revue Theater (Kanazawa Revue-za) is a multipurpose hall located in Shimohonda-cho, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. On October 1, 2007, the name was changed from the former name Kanazawa City Tourist Hall from the beginning.
27. Shiinoki Cultural Complex, Ishikawa Prefecture
Ishikawa Prefecture Memorial Ishino Guest House is a newly opened multifunctional facility on the former site of the old Ishikawa Prefecture Government Building in Guangban, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. Known as Shiyomu Guest House.
28. Saigawa-ohashi Bridge
Xichuan Bridge is a road bridge spanning the middle stream of Xichuan in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. It connects Chihiro Town and Katachi Town in the city, and is listed as tangible cultural property registered by the state.
Myokokuji (明国寺) is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Higashiyama, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Hinata. The former main mountain is Kyoto Myokakuji Temple, Shrine Master Hōen.
30. Gyokusen-Immaru Garden
Gyokusen-en is a strolling garden located in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. In the park, there is a tea room that is a copy of Kanazawa's oldest tea house, Saisetsutei, and Urasenke Kanuntei.
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