Kanazawa is a leading tourist city where 8 million tourists visit every year. It was a great castle town ruled by an influential leader from the 17th century to the second half of the 19th century. Kanazawa has not suffered from any war devastation or big natural disasters. Thus, Kanazawa has maintained rows of historical houses and various traditional handicrafts and traditional performing arts.
Access to Kanazawa
Komatsu Airport is the nearest airport to Kanazawa. It is the largest airport in the Hokuriku region and serves both domestic and international flights. It takes about 40mins by bus to the center of Kanazawa from Komatsu Airport.
⇒ From Tokyo to Kanazawa (Airplane, JR East and JR West, Bus)
⇒ From Osaka (JR West)
⇒ From Kyoto (JR West)