The D.T. Suzuki Museum (鈴木大拙館, Suzuki Daisetsu Kan) is a small museum commemorating the life and works of Suzuki Daisetz Teitaro (1870-1966), a prominent Buddhist philosopher. The museum was opened in 2011 in the district of Kanazawa where Suzuki was born, a ten minute walk from Kenrokuen.
Place: Kanazawa Castle Park, Gyokusen ‘inmaru garden, Kenrokuen Garden . Besides, you can enjoy special view of seasonal beauty landscape with Yukizuri (rope supports to protect from the snow), which is performed from November 1 every year at Kenrokuen Garden.
The 3 Great Gardens of Japan drive.nissan.co.jp/ There are three Japanese-style gardens which are known collectively as the 3 great gardens of Japan which are: Kenrokuen in Kanazawa City (Ishikawa Prefecture), Kairakuen in Mito City (Ibaraki Prefecture) and Kourakuen in Okayama City (Okayama Prefecture).
Kanazawa is located in north-western Ishikawa Prefecture in the Hokuriku region of Japan and is bordered by the Sea of Japan to the west and Toyama Prefecture to the east. The city sits between the Sai and Asano rivers. The eastern portion of the city is dominated by the Japanese Alps.
This is the official website of the Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art. We have various home-grown collection; Cock Pheasant Incense Burner (by NONOMURA Ninsei, national treasure), Old-Kutani ware and many antiques in connection with Kaga Domain or modern works including fine arts and crafts.
The Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Traditional Arts and Crafts can be accessed by car or bus. By car: 30 minute drive from the Hokuriku Expressway’s "Kanazawa-higashi IC" interchange or the "Kanazawa-nishi IC" interchange. Free parking is available on site. By taxi: 15 minute ride from the JR Kanazawa Station. By bus: Take the Hokutetsu Bus (toward Kodateno) and get off at the "Dewamachi" stop (15 minute ride). The museum is a 1 minute walk from the bus stop.
The Kahokumon-gate, which is virtually the main gate of Kanazawa Castle, is located down Kahokuzaka Hill past the Otemon-gate of Kanazawa Castle. The Kahokumon-gate, Ishiwakamon-gate, and Hashizume-mon gate are regarded as the three major gates of Kanazawa Castle. The interior of the gate is open to the public for free.
Kenroku-en (兼六園, Six Attributes Garden), 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 Dec.29 through Jan.3 during daylight hours and famous for its beauty in all seasons; an admission fee is charged.
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Kappa Bridge. This is a symbolic bridge across the Azusa River in Kamikochi. This is a bridge that is 3.1 m wide and 36.6 m long; you can see Mt. Yakedake and Hotarenpo mountain range from the bridge. "Kappa" is an imaginary creature that originated in Japan. It is said that long ago there was an abyss around this area where the Kappa lived.
The easiest way to the shrine is by car (around a 30 minute drive from the center of Kanazawa). Getting to Shirayama Hime Shrine may seem a bit inconvenient, although definitely possible. The easiest way to the shrine is by car (around a 30 minute drive from the center of Kanazawa).
In Kanazawa Setsubun festival held at Utasu Shrine in Higashi Chaya district is especially famous where Shinto purification rites are held and dances are dedicated by geisha from the Higashi Chaya district at its main sanctuary, and then the beans are thrown out of bags by geisha and priests standing at the stairway of the sanctuary.
Yukitsuri is a common sight in Kanazawa and Kenrokuen Garden during the winter months. Yukitsuri can also be seen in Hibiya Park, Jindai Botanical Garden, Yoyogi Park and Inokashira Park in Tokyo. Although Tokyo no longer receives much snow, yukitsuris are still erected as a symbol for the coming of winter.