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Enriching your trip in Kanazawa Katamachi with a chance to experience Kanazawa's gourmet food, sightseeing and culture

Activities

2 - 6 years old7 - 12 years old
  • The Cafe of Mizuhiki Night Light

    • No reservation required
    • For all ages
    Availability:
    All year

    Under the theme of "Kaga Mizuhiki," a traditional craft of Kanazawa, the OMO Cafe & Bar was decorated with Mizuhiki decorations in cooperation with "Kaga Mizuhiki Tsuda Mizuhiki Orikata". Here, our building's original sweets "Mizuhiki OMO (Omo) Naka," made in collaboration with neighbors, are on sale for a limited time only at night. There is also a set where you can experience "making a Mizuhiki cutlery rest," and once finished, you can use it directly at the OMO Cafe & Bar. Enjoy a moist nighttime in the space of light and shadow using the Mizuhiki.

    *The experience of maiking Mizuhiki cutlery rests is available only in Japanese language.

  • Guided tour for 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa.

    • Reservation required
    • Free of charge
    • For all ages
    Availability:
    All year

    This is an original tour where you can fully enjoy Kanazawa's popular spot, the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa. You can hear deep stories that you don't usually hear, such as the background and concept of the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, the story behind the work, and hidden spots, so even those who are new to contemporary art will definitely enjoy it!

    Also, at the end of the tour, souvenirs are prepared, so please look forward to it.

  • Kanazawa Katamachi Food Culture Walk

    • Reservation required
    • Free of charge
    • For all ages
    Availability:
    All year

    It's a guided tour packed with information to help you enjoy your trip in Katamachi more.

    As you tour the hotel's neighborhood, you'll hear commentary on the roots of Katamachi's food culture and the connection between food and traditional crafts. If you want to hear more, or if you want to shop the way it is, you can drop out! If you experience this, you might be able to become "Katamachi Master" ...!?

  • Japanese confectionery hand-making Experience.

    • Reservation required
    • 3 years or older
    Availability:
    All year

    Raw rakugan is a traditional famous confection that has been around since the Edo period and is characterized by its moist texture. With the cooperation of Rakugan Moroe-ya, a long-established Japanese confectionery shop in Kanazawa, we prepared an experience of not only eating but also making it by hand.

    Mix the ingredients together, press together, and you're done! You can choose from 10 different types of press molds, including mizubiki, plum, and OMO's original logo. You can also taste the finished product right away, so you can enjoy its fresh-made texture and natural rustic, gentle sweetness.

  • Tea Tasting Experience

    • No reservation required
    • Free of charge
    • For all ages
    Availability:
    All year

    Kanazawa has a deep connection with tea. Learn about the history of tea, how to pair it with food, and how to brew a delicious tea, while enjoying the flavor and aroma of freshly brewed tea. This activity is a collaboration with Nodaya Tea shop and you can experience the deep world of bocha (roasted tea using tea stems) *The world "iijina" means "good" or "wonderful" in Kanazawa dialect.

  • Gold leaf letter making experience.

    • No reservation required
    • For all ages
    Availability:
    All year

    This is an in-building activity where you can experience gilding with Kanazawa foil, one of the most famous traditional crafts of Kanazawa.

    Choose a postcard with your favorite design, arrange and stick gold and your favorite color foil freely, and you will have one gold foil letter in the world! You can take the finished product back to your travel memories or enjoy writing letters on the spot.

  • Rikutsuna Mizuhiki Experience

    • Reservation required
    • 12 years or older
    Availability:
    All yearAvailability:All year

    Make love with the beautiful traditional culture of Kanazawa, Mizuhiki The essence of Mizubiki is the expression of a "heart that cares for others". We have prepared hands-on activities in which you can learn "Kaga Mizuhiki," one of the traditional cultures of Kanazawa, and actually make and enjoy it. Through this activity, you will learn the essence and roots of Mizuhiki and experience the works of "Kaga Mizuhiki," and then make "Ume-musubi" with a lecture from an OMO ranger. The finished "Ume-musubi" is tied into a pochi bag and put in an OMO original box to take home. Why not enjoy the basics of mizuhiki, "wrapping" with Japanese paper, "tying" with mizuhiki, and "writing" the reasons, feelings, and names for giving, in an experience unique to OMO? * "Rikutsuna" means "skillful" or "wise" in the Kanazawa dialect

  • Tour Kanazawa through the share cycle

    • Reservation required
    • For all ages
    Availability:
    All year

    The public share cycle "Machinori" is recommended for sightseeing in Kanazawa, which has many attractions! "Machinori" is a public share cycle service that you can rent and return at any of the 70 cycle ports in the city. There are many historical spots, from the ruins of Nagamachi samurai residences around the hotel and the Asano River to Kanazawa Castle, Kenroku-en Garden, and the Higashi Chaya district, which are standard sightseeing spots in Kanazawa. Even in tourist areas that are a little far to walk, you can get around comfortably by bicycle. Please enjoy the streets of Kanazawa by riding a bicycle from the "Machinori" cycle spot attached to the hotel.

  • Information on same-day luggage delivery service

    • No reservation required
    • For all ages
    Availability:
    All year

    By leaving your luggage at the tourist information center at Kanazawa Station, it can be delivered to your hotel on the same day. Even if you have a lot of luggage, you can go sightseeing without any bags as soon as you arrive, so we recommend it! Come to the hotel light and carefree.

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