"Kanazawa from the 19th Floor" Top 5 Page for this destination Kanazawa City Government Office Tip by Mr.Sparkle

The West side of Kanazawa offers very little in the way of tourist attractions and is mostly the industrial and government side of the city. However, if you find yourself on the West side of Kanazawa, be sure to check out the Kanazawa city government office. The building is opened for free and the 19th floor is opened for observation of the cityscape in all directions. The 19th floor also hosts various local arts on a rotating schedule. The building is only opened during normal government hours, so the observation deck is usually closed about 5pm so you will be unable to see the city at night.

Frankly, I think you find better things to do with your time especially since Kanazawa isn?t the most dazzling city to see. The price is right though!

The Government building is easy to find because its right off the main road that heads west from the train station. It is the only talk buildings in the area so they should pretty easy to spot. See the photos of the building below so you have an idea of what to look for. They should be about a 5 to 10 minute ride from the west exit of Kanazawa station.

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  • Written Oct 5, 2007
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