Chosen as one of the 14 most beautiful stations in the world by Travel+Leisure in 2011. It is characterized by a dome supported by massive pillars modeled after Japanese drums used in traditional performing arts. Furthermore, the inside of the station is decorated with local traditional handicrafts as if it were a museum.
- 1-1 Kinoshinbo Town, Kanazawa City
- Around 2.5 hours from Tokyo Station by Hokuriku Shinkansen. Get off at Kanazawa Station.
- 4:30 - Around 23:30
*Varies between shops
- Open throughout the year
- All year
- Kanazawa Station is a starting point for traveling around Hokuriku. It offers good access to Shirakawago, Takayama, the Noto Peninsula and Kaga Onsen if you use the Shinkansen, highway express buses, etc. It can be reached by train from the major cities (Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nagoya) in around 2 - 2.5 hours.