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Higashi Chaya Teahouse District

Near the Asanogawa Ohashi Bridge, this area shows the picturesque atmosphere of the wooden lattice fronts of old geisha houses and restaurants, and was designated as an Important Preservation Districts for Groups of Historic Buildings. One can still hear the sounds of Shamisen and Taiko from teahouses echoing through the streets in the evenings.Inside the Higashi Chaya Teahouse District, there are buildings such as the Shima and the Kaikaro teahouses that were constructed 200 years ago. Visitors can enjoy a cup of green tea and Japanese sweets while drowning oneself in the unique atmosphere inside one of these old geisha houses.

Address

Higashiyama, Kanazawa-shiShima Teahouse1-13-21 Higashiyama, Kanazawa-shiKaikaro Restaurant1-14-8 Higashiyama, Kanazawa-shi

Telephone

Shima Teahouse+81-(0)76-252-5675Kaikaro Restaurant+81-(0)76-253-0591

Fax

Shima Teahouse+81-(0)76-252-0777Kaikaro Restaurant+81-(0)76-253-0591

Fee

Shima Teahouse
Adult - 400 JPY Children under 12 300 JPY
Kaikaro Restaurant
Adult - 750 JPY Children under 18 - 500 JPY

Hours

Shima Teahouse
09:00-18:00
Kaikaro Restaurant
09:00-17:00

Closings

Open All Year Round

Access

Asanogawa Ohashi-tsume Bus Stop/5 min. walk

GOOGLE MAPS

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