Many tourist spots in Kanazawa are closed the year-end and the new years days.
You should check the information before going for sightseeing !

Further information is below. (* Japanese)


・Kenrokuen Garden : Open all-year-round (Dec. 31st ~ Jan. 3rd open for free of charge
(Dec. 31st 5:00pm ~Jan. 1st 8:00am open all night * No illumination)

・Kanazawa Castle Park:Open all-year-round
(Dec. 31st 5:00pm ~Jan. 1st 8:00am open all night
* Illuminated from sunset~9:00pm on Dec. 31st)

・Ishikawa Local Products Center:Open

・Omicho Market :Closed from Jan. 1st~4th (some shops are open)

・Higashi Chaya District (geisha area) : Closing day depends on each shop

        Shima:Open all-year-round

        Kaikaro:Open Dec. 31st~Jan. 3rd

・Myoryuji(Ninjya Temple):Closed Jan.1st and 2nd

・Nagamachi Samurai District: Closing day depends on each shop

          Nomura Samurai House:Closed Dec. 27th, Jan. 1st and 2nd

・21st Centrury Museum of Comtemporary Art. Kanazawa:Closed Dec. 29th~Jan.1st and 4th

・National Crafts Museum:Closed Dec. 28th~Jan. 1st

・D.T. Suzuki Museum:Closed Dec. 29th~Jan. 3rd

・Ishikawa Prefectual Museum of Art:Closed Dec. 29th~Jan. 3rd
*Cafe Le Musee de H KANAZAWA is closed on Dec. 29th.