Kanazawa Castle

Visit These 4 Historical Places from the Edo Period in Beautiful Kanazawa!

Have you ever wondered where in Japan you can find historical samurai training houses and districts where geisha have lived and entertained guests both historically and today? Did you ever wonder whether they still exist in contemporary Japan, since most of the cities you or your friends visited don’t really feature these historical places? If…

Dezomeshiki: The New Year’s Parade of Firemen!

Have you ever seen firefighters in action? If not, you can do so in Japan. A popular New Year’s custom celebrated by many local and foreign people in Tokyo is known as “Dezomeshiki” or New Year’s Parade of Firemen. This is a historical reconstitution of Edo period firefighters’ acrobatic performances during emergency situation. It is…

5 Reasons to Visit Kanazawa – Japan’s Historical Town

Are you pondering where to visit for your next trip to Japan? Although Japan is not a ridiculously vast country like Russia it has countless spots for you to explore. Needless to say, every spot has its features and I am sure that those who have visited Japan will definitely visit it for the second…