10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Kanazawa

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Kanazawa Shopping
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Are you planning to travel Kanazawa with your family and want to buy something new from that traveling? If so, then here are our list of the 10 places in Kanazawa that you have been selected for your shopping satisfaction.

1. Daiwa Kourinbouten

Daiwa Kourinbouten is the best place for shopping. This is a handy department store with a bit of everything. The only downer is that it is very expensive. Their household goods are really so much pretty. Their typical Kanazawa sweets are very famous among the tourists. Their basement is the usual grocery lines, meat, and sweets. It is a very awesome shop for buying something about household items.


  • Name: Daiwa Kourinbouten
  • Address: 1-1-1 Korinbo, Kanazawa 920-0961, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Tel:  +8176-220-1111
  • Opening hour: Everyday from morning

2. Omicho Market

Omicho market is a very much popular market in Kanazawa. Interesting enough with the usual  suspects, local color, local products. There have fish and vegetables that you may not see before. The range of fish and another product is stunningly and perfect for photography. Close enough to the castle to go there for breakfast from the many stalls and then walk to the castle. The quality, quantity and amount of fish in this market is pretty astonishing. Visiting this market gives you an appreciation of the importance of seafood in this area of Japan.


  • Name: Omicho Market
  • Address: Kamiomicho, Kanazawa 920-0905, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Tel: +8176-231-1462
  • Opening hour:  Everyday 8:00 am – 6:00pm (except holidays)

3. Kanazawa Hyakubangai Shopping Center

The shopping is very much excellent in their collections. There are many kinds of stores there ranging from the souvenir shop to clothes shop and restaurants. Then it is the best place for you to visit here with your family and children. I can make sure that you will find your favorite shops. These stores are crowded on holidays so it will be better for you to visit here on weekdays. You can get everything that actually you need to buy to your shopping.


  • Name: Kanazawa Hyakubangai Shopping Center
  • Address: 1-1 Kinoshinbo-machi, Kanazawa 920-0850, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Tel: +8176-260-3700
  • Opening hour: Everyday from morning

4. Ishikawa Souvenirs and Gifts Shop

If you are planning to buy some gift items that it will be your first choice in Kanazawa. Any Kanazawa production volume of gold leaf is the best. There is a tea house of gold also in other prefectures, but when viewed while listening to the gold leaf of the manufacturing process, you can have different views. Gold leaf products and kutani, Kanazawa of the confection, the first floor, which masterpieces are aligned, the drum of the exhibition on the type and shops of features seen the corner of sweets is the tour free located in the basement. The second floor, the third floor has the experienced corner and a restaurant.


  • Name: Ishikawa Souvenirs and Gifts Shop
  • Address: 2-20 Kenrokumachi, Kanazawa 920-0936, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Tel: +8176-222-7788
  • Opening hour: Everyday from morning

5. Sakuda Gold and Silver Leaf Shop

Definitely have a go at the gold leaf works while you are in Kanazawa, it gives you a totally unique gift and a great experience. The instructor does not speak much English, but he can satisfy you. Most of the time he explains  with hand signals or demonstration is all you needed. They have a display with all the different items that have been blinded in gold leaf, tools of the trade and exhibits that explain how the process is done. The shop is wonderful to tour, gold on everything. You can make your own design gold leaf item from here.


  • Name:  Sakuda Gold and Silver Leaf Shop
  • Address: 1-3-27 Higashiyama, Kanazawa 920-0961, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Tel: +8176-251-6777
  • Opening hour: Everyday from afternoon.

6. Hakuza, Honten

This shop is very much attractive for the jewellery lover.  Many types of jewelry are selling here. This shop has a very interesting array of jewelry and other items featuring the gold leaf and sometimes platinum. A good place to buy presents. Their every ornament is mind blowing and so much stylish. You can buy your jewelry gift items from here for your beloved one. Their friendly behavior makes you happier to buy gifts from there.


  • Name: Hakuza, Honten
  • Address: 1-30-4 Moriyama, Kanazawa 920-0961, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Tel: +8176-251-8941
  • Opening hour: Everyday from morning

7. Kanazawa Craft Hirosaka

This place is better for craft lover. From the 21st century museum of contemporary art is a shop which is just the place. Some of the glass in a beautiful building, like a beautiful craft, such as if the exhibits rather than the products zurari. There is a temari of lovely design. Price is a thing still expensive,but I think if you want to buy something craft items from Kanazawa , this place is better.


  • Name: Kanazawa Craft Hirosaka
  • Address: 1-2-25 Hirosaka | kanazawa No Museum, Kanazawa 920-0961, Ishikawa
  • Tel: +8176-265-3320
  • Opening hour: Everyday from morning.

8. Chaya Bijin

Chaya Bijin sells the best range of golden leaf cosmetic as well as nice tea. Pricey shop but worth a visit, you can pick up some interesting pieces. It is very busy all the time, probably consider visiting early in the morning, so you can have a good browse around. Their cosmetics are very much good. It will be the greatest gift for a  cosmetic lover if you buy some items from here.


  • Name: Chaya Bijin
  • Address: 1-26-17 Higashi, Kanazawa 920-0831, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Tel: +8176-253-8883
  • Opening hour: Everyday from morning

9. Meboso Hachirobei Mercantile Store

It is the brooch-making shop. Their hand makes a brooch turn a smile in your face. Travelers have to experience the brooch-making in which the tradition of hair needle that is inherited from old days more than 400 years to the basic it was. It will take 30 minutes to 1 hour to make a perfectly good looking hair brooch for you.


  • Name:  MebosoHachirobei Mercantile Store
  • Address:  11-35 Yasuecho, Kanazawa 920-0961, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Tel: +8176-231-6371
  • Opening hour: Everyday from morning

10. Tomizuya

Japanese confectionary shop since the Edo era in the Teramachi of Kanazawa.  At the shop of appearance to feel the history, commodity display shelf of wood frame, nostalgic landscape. The dough hexagonal baked is that with a solid, will not match the not too sweet bean paste. Is is a great shop that makes your visit worthful.


  • Name: Tomizuya
  • Address: 2-3-1 Teramchi, Kanazawa 921-8033, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Tel: +8176-241-1890
  • Opening hour: Everyday from morning

Have a good trip and travel!

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