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Asadaya ryokan

Asadaya is more than 140 years old and the most famous ryokan in Kanazawa. It has only 5 elaborate rooms for guests in order to provide perfect services in accordance with the “sukiya” style of simplicity. Asadaya Ryokan is similar to a history or art museum, and has an excellent collection of sword guards from…

Type: Ishikawa  |  Category: Central Honshu  |  Tags: , , ,

Beniya Mukayu

Beniya Mukayu is a luxury ryokan spa retreat nestled in the countryside of Yamashiro Onsen. Its architecture elegantly emphasizes contrasts between light, shade and neutral colours and every room has its own private open-air hot spring bath, with a wonderful view of the authentic Japanese garden. The traditional tea ceremony performed by the owner, yoga…

Type: Ishikawa  |  Category: Central Honshu  |  Tags: , , , , , , ,

Kaga Onsen

Kaga Onsen is a the name given to an area comprising four small hot spring towns about an hour south of Kanazawa. These hot springs have been popular onsen destinations since their discovery over 1300 years ago and are and remain popular onsen towns to this day. One notable aspect of Kaga Onsen’s hot spring…

Type: Ishikawa  |  Category: Central Honshu  |  Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Lamp no Yado

A luxury rural ‘sanctuary’ retreat located on the very tip of the Noto Peninsula, Lamp no Yado sits right beside the sea overlooking its very own private beach. Every room is Japanese style and has a private bath to relax in and take in the scenery. Lamp no Yado offers traditional dishes from fresh local…

Type: Ishikawa  |  Category: Central Honshu  |  Tags: , ,

Noto Peninsula

The Noto Peninsula is a very scenic area in the northern part of Ishikawa Prefecture, best known for its coastal scenery. Because public transport in the area is limited, renting a car is the best way to explore.

Type: Ishikawa  |  Category: Central Honshu  |  Tags: ,