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World Heritage Site Shirakawa-go day trip from Kanazawa
Kenroku-en garden

Visit the historic village of Shirakawa-go from Kanazawa in a day! Located in a mountainous region that was cut off from the rest of the world for a long period of time, Shirakawa-go is famous for the traditional houses called Gassho-zukuri that refers to the shape of the roofing that looks like a person's hands put together for praying. Surrounded by snow, flowers, greens and red leaves of autumn, every season there has its unique special beauty as it is designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and reserved stars in the Michelin Guide. Please enjoy walking around and see all the beauty with an expert guide. After coming back to Kanazawa, we will guide you to one of the major sights of Kanazawa such as Kenroku-en garden, Ohmicho market or Nagamachi Samurai district as long as time permitted.

  • Transportation by private vehicle

  • English speaking private guide

  • Entrance fees


  • Food and drinks

  • Gratuities (optional)


Please contact us

Max # of people

up to 8

Additional information
  • We would like to encourage you to wear shoes that are comfortable to walk in and dress appropriately for changeable weather.

  • If a child under 13 years old is accompanying you, please contact us in advance.

Tour itinerary

Our guide and driver will meet you at Kanazawa station, Komatsu airport or your staying hotel in Kanazawa.

Travel to Shirakawa-go by a private car across the beautiful countryside for 1.5h.


Walking around, visit traditional farmhouse and enjoy beautiful view of the village.
Travel back to Kanazawa.
Your selection in Kanazawa 

If time permitted, we will bring you to one of the following experiences.

  • Kenroku-en garden

  • Ohmicho market

  • Nagamachi Samurai district

  • Higashi chaya district


We will see you off at Kanazawa station, Komatsu airport or your staying hotel in Kanazawa.

  • The above starting/ending time are approximate. We can modify them according to your schedule, if they are in the daytime. Please contact us.

  • Please note that the itineraries and transportations may be subject to change without prior notice due to circumstances or events.

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