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食文化

Nowhere is cuisine and tableware more closely linked than Ishikawa. There is even a special bowl (the jibuwan) for serving jibuni, the prefecture's signature dish. Kutani ware, Ohi ware, Wajima lacquerware, and Yamanaka lacquerware are some of Ishikawa's most well-known dinnerware. Ishikawa also boasts a rich culinary culture characterized by an assortment of fermented foods unique to different regions as well as superb sake made by Noto Toji, Japan's renowned sake brewers' association.

伝統文化

Ishikawa Prefecture is the site of the once thriving Kaga Domain that came to prominence during the 16th century. During the 17th to 19th century, Kaga's famed Kitamaebune merchant ships enabled Kaga to sell its products outside the domain and bring it even further prosperity. Capital for the early 20th century Japanese military, Ishikawa was home to the prestigious Fourth Higher Middle School as well as the Imperial Japanese Army's 9th Division. Here history and nature have combined forces to create a culture all its own. The prefecture is a showcase of traditional wooden architecture and stone work, exemplified by the Kanazawa Castle. Boasting an array of stone walls, each built using a special technique, Kanazawa Castle is a sight you must see for yourself.

  • 蔵元 kuramoto
  • 酒蔵見学 shuzou inspection
  • ツアー/イベント tour/ivent
  • Maker's name.
  • Representative sake

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  • Maker's name.
  • Representative sake
  • Fukumitsuya Sake Brewery

    Kagatobi

    Ishibiki 2-8-3, Kanazawa, Ishikawa

    TEL : +81-76-223-1161

    Opening hours Open to the public October-April, every Monday and Friday, tour starts at 15:00 (Around 90 min)

    Reservation : required

  • HASHIMOTO SAKE BREWING co.,LTD

    judaime

    e-184 Iburihashi, Kaga, Ishikawa

    TEL : +81-761-74-0602

    Opening hours 9:00-17:00

    Reservation : not required

  • Hiyoshi Shuzouten

    kinpyousirakoma

    2-27-1 kawaimachi, Wajima, Ishikawa

    TEL : +81-768-22-0130

    Opening hours 9:00-16:00

    Reservation : required

  • KANAYA SYUZOUTEN Co.

    TAKASAGO

    Yasutamachi 3-2, Hakusan, Ishikawa

    TEL : +81-76-276-1177

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    Reservation : required

  • KINMON SHUZO

    KINMON

    ro-24 Shimoawazu, Komatsu, Ishikawa

    TEL : +81-761-44-8188

    Opening hours 9:00 - 16:00

    Reservation : required

  • Kuze Sake Brewery Co., Ltd

    CHOSEIMAI

    Shimizu I 122, Kahoku-gun, Tsubata-machi, Ishikawa

    TEL : +81-76-289-2028

    Opening hours 9:00-17:00

    Reservation : required

  • Sogen Sake Brewery Co.,Ltd

    Junmai-shu

    24-22 Sogen Horyu-machi, Suzu, Ishikawa

    TEL : +81-768-84-1314

    Opening hours 9:00-17:00

    Reservation : required

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