Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Kanazawa and Wajima 金澤和輪島

Kenrokuen 兼六園

The view of  Kenrokurn

Farmous Kenrokuen garden 
Giant pine
Gaint pine was supported by bamboo

 Tea house in old street  

Route-in hotel at Wajima
During the Edo period Kanazawa served as the seat of the Maeda Clan, the second most powerful feudal clan after the Tokugawa in terms of rice production and fief size.  Accordingly, Kanazawa grew to become a town of great achievements in cultural,
Today; Kanazawa remains an important city in its region and serves as the capital of Ishikawa prefecture. The city boasts of many historical attractions such as resorted residences districts, as well as moderns museums. But Kanazawa unchallenged main attractive in Kenrokuen, one of Japan's "three best landscape gardens" an by many considered the most beautiful of them all.
Kenrokuen was renovated by Maeda family in 1822, The huge pine branches were too heavy to stand up required so many giant bamboo to support in the pond and became a very special and unique scenes in the garden.
We stop at local market for lunch it was rainy day due to typhoon 19 was landing at east coast. Ohmicho-ichiba were seafood market we enjoyed sushi and grilled sea food there. Afternoon we arrived Wajima wind and rain were so heavy it was impossible took walk to restaurant, taxi become only means to reach seafood restaurant. You can't image how the 18 peoples made to restaurant to have dinner on cat and dog night. (10-13-14)

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