With its gardens, impressive walls, and carefully considered architectural features, Kanazawa Castle tells the story of the "daimyo" (regional lords) who lived in and ruled from its grounds. The castle complex features a stone watchtower, a massive warehouse, an ornate gate, and expansive landscaped gardens. Look up to see the castle's whitish roof tiles, which are made of lead and were allegedly melted into bullets in times of siege. Placards and signposts scattered around the grounds offer viewers more information in English and Japanese. Add Kanazawa Castle to your Kanazawa travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Kanazawa online trip itinerary maker .
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城外空地頗大,綠意盎然, 規模不似其他的名城大 但佇足於內,仍有置身歷史場景的感動. 與兼六園/金澤21世紀美術館距離頗近 所以 行程上可以一起安排遊覽 可以一訪 more »The open space outside the city is large and cheerful, and the model is not like other famous cities, but within, there is still a sense of being in the historical landscape. The proximes of the six/golden 21 world sage worlds are close, so the itinerary can be arranged together and can be
Es Castillo de Kanazawa fue fundado por el clan Maeda sobre 1583. Ha sido reconstruido varias veces por sufrir muchos incêndios. Lo único que permaneció original fue la puerta Ishikawa que sirve como ... more »It is Kanazawa Castle was founded by the Maeda clan around 1583. It has been rebuilt several times for suffering many incensions. The only thing that remained original was the Ishikawa Gate that serves as the main access to the castle park, as it connects it to another of Kanazawa City's tourist spots: Kenrokuen Gardens! An awesome visit!
This place is magnificent. There's so much to see, we spent 3 hours and we could have spent 5 or 6 easily. This doesn't include the garden. You can learn so much from the self guided tours you can take through many of the main buildings. There are many brief but informative plaques with information on them located at the various places. If you're disabled you can still see pretty much everything, they have wheelchair facilities. I would definitely recommend going here. An easy 5 out of 5.
Kanazawa Castle is accessable from Kenrokuen Garden via a bridge. It's really impressive and exciting. I didn't go inside the castle building as it was out of my budget range (next time) but still the exterior and the grounds are a sight to see.
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