Cultural Tours

Kanazawa is rich in culture and heritage, Historically, the city of Kanazawa was one of the most powerful cities in Japan. During the Edo period the area was home to some of the country’s greatest cultural achievements rivaling Kyoto and Tokyo. The ruling lord emphasized the development of cultural arts on his serving samurai and the castle town developed some of the best kept culture in Japan. Below are just a few tours put together to allow our guests to delve into some of that culture.


Tea Ceremony and Kenrokuen Tour

Visit the amazing gardens of the oldest tea ceremony house in Kanazawa, still run today by descendants of the founders. Experience a private authentic tea ceremony and ritual in this secluded garden just outside Kenrokuen. Following your Tea Ceremony, your guide will take you to Kenrokuen for an insightful view on Japanese feudal life.

This is a 4 hour tour, originating at your hotel lobby.

Included:Guide, Private tea ceremony

Price for 2: 45,000(JPY)


Meet a real Geisha

Ever wondered what it would be like to meet a real Geisha? 

We bring this experience to life with our Geisha meetings and performances. Exclusive to Kanazawa Tours, this secretive and guarded profession is finally opened up to a select few. This once in a lifetime experience is designed to share this enchanting tradition with those who are curious.

Meetings last 60 minutes with Sake and Tea served. Meetings will be held within the Geisha district. Advanced booking essential