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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.


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


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


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


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


Shima Teahouse
Kaikaro Restaurant


Open All Year Round


Asanogawa Ohashi-tsume Bus Stop/5 min. walk



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