KANAZAWA

PRE-WEDDING PHOTO
IN KANAZAWA-JAPAN

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“ History, culture and art
complementing one another - Kanazawa  ”

After several centuries, Kanazawa has retained its pristine cityscape. The stone-paved Tea House Street has not only preserved the 200 year-old traditional Japanese landscape, it now also features art heritage, tearooms and history museums, making it a popular destination for travelers exploring the streets and alleyways of Kanazawa. Painstakingly created by former feudal lords, Kenrokuen embodies six absolutely stunning views mentioned in the poem from the Song Dynasty: Spaciousness & seclusion, artifice & antiquity, water-courses & panoramas. Four centuries later, it is still a timeless Japanese garden with exquisite landscaping. Furthermore, the Matto Folk Museum, which was built 100 years ago, Mt. Utatsu, which offers a commanding view of downtown Kanazawa and cherry blossoms, as well as the Uchinada beach, the diverse collection of historic relics exist in harmony with nature, making it an ideal shooting location and a sanctuary for cleansing the soul.

“KANAZAWA" LOCATIONS

Tea House Street

Tea House Street

Kanazawa's Tea House Street is a Jokamachi outside the castle resided by feudal lords in ancient Japan. The remnants of history are preserved until today. Within the cluster of 140 buildings, roughly 1/3 are genuine historic relics, further enhancing the street scenery of Kanazawa.

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Kanazawa Citizen's Art Center

Kanazawa Citizen's Art Center

The old red brick factory building from 1927 has been transformed into the Kanazawa Citizen's Art Center, featuring practice rooms and art galleries. The office building has been registered as a tangible national cultural property with significant historic value.

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Kenrokuen

Kenrokuen

Kenrokuen is one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan. In spring, the peach blossoms and cherry blossoms introduce an exuberant ambiance. In summer, the emerging sprouts portray a scene of verdant greenness.

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Uchinada beach

Uchinada beach

Uchinada Beach is located in Kanazawa; with convenient transportation and 9km stretch of romantic, pure white sandy beach, countless water activity enthusiasts flock here in summer from Kanazawa and around the country.

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Matto Folk Museum

Matto Folk Museum

The building of Matto Folk Museum was originally a private residence owned by a consortium, and it was only relocated to the present location recently. The main architecture and garden has comprehensively preserved the former glory of the compound, making it an ideal location to appreciate ancient Japanese lifestyle.

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About Kanazawa

Historic charm of Kanazawa's archaic streets

Surrounded by a castle and flourishing old streets, Kanazawa is the 4th largest city in Japan after Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto. The traditional Japanese streets here are reminiscent of Kyoto, with less bustle and more peacefulness. Fortunately, it has not suffered war or earthquake damage, hence the wooden appearance of the city from over a century ago has been preserved. On the Tea House Street featuring stone-paved roads and wooden architecture with tiled roofs, the elegant, archaic scenery has been declared a protected area for important traditional buildings in Japan. Looking at the comprehensively preserved street scenery from ancient times is like taking a trip down memory lane to appreciate the shooting location that emanates with he nostalgic beauty of ancient Japan. In addition, the most famous garden in Japan - Kenrokuen - with its six sceneries complementing the four seasons to portray its changing, elegant demeanor. From antiquity to modernity, classic garden has been a quintessential destination for literati and refined scholars.

Characteristics of shooting locations in Kanazawa

As the most iconic traditional street of Kanazawa, the Tea House Street boasts historic wooden buildings on both sides of the road. Boasting a perfect fusion of natural landscape and landscaping, Kenrokuen is one of Japan's three most beautiful gardens. Not to be outdone by historic monuments and famous gardens, the city's natural scenery encompasses the mountain and the sea. Along the coastal area, there is a 9 km long romantic beach; hike to the top of Mt. Utatsu and one will be able to take in the breathtaking view of Kanazawa. Kanazawa, the tranquil ancient Japanese capital, offers abundant natural and traditional beauty to soothe the heart of every traveler.

Transcending centuries of time - Precious former glory

Built in 1820, the Tea House Street stretches the length of Asanogawa, completely preserving the architecture style from the period. Walking on the stone-paved road while appreciating the delicate window grills, one is greeted by an entire row of quaint wooden houses. The essence of the era takes the visitors back to Japan 200 years ago. In addition, there is the Matto Folk Museum, which was constructed in 1912 and completed in 1927. Kanazawa Citizen's Art Center is a red brick building renovated from an old factory. Opened in 1676, the Kenrokuen is the most iconic garden in Japan. With an abundance of historic monuments and culture transcending centuries to congregate in one location, one can certainly appreciate the profoundness of Japanese culture and history.

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