A trip to Kanazawa is a unique gateway to feudal Japan. Its streets lined with mansions, its former pleasure districts, its castle and the beautiful garden of Kenrokuen all make for a unique experience. Kanazawa is also a repository for high-quality crafts: silk Kaga-Yuzen kimono, Kutani and Ohi ceramics, Wajima lacquer decorated with gold leaf and gold dust, etc. This refined town is also renowned for its Nô performances and traditional cuisine.