Must-visit museums in the castle town of Kanazawa

Travel Jan 25, 2019

Must-visit museums in the castle town of Kanazawa

by Louise George Kittaka

With its well-preserved samurai and geisha districts, various temples and traditional crafts, the castle town of Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture is often nicknamed "Little Kyoto." Although Kenrokuen Garden and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art get the most tourism buzz, the city has ...

Japanese grapes from Ishikawa fetch ¥1.10 million

Business Jul 10, 2018

Japanese grapes from Ishikawa fetch ¥1.10 million

A bunch of premium table grapes fetched ¥1.10 million Tuesday in the first auction of the season at a Kanazawa wholesale market, slightly lower than the record ¥1.11 million registered last year. It is customary in Japan for bidders to buy the first crop of ...