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Kanazawa Station, Kanazawa

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Must see · Architectural Building · Landmark
Catch the train at Kanazawa Station, home to an impressive display of modern Japanese architecture. In front of the station's entrance stands the grand Tsuzumi-mon, a red gate in the form of a traditional Japanese hand drum. The main structure, the Motenashi (Welcome) Dome, consists of a high, swooping roof of steel frames and a spherical glass design. This area also has shopping stores and sometimes hosts small events. To visit Kanazawa Station on your trip to Kanazawa, use our Kanazawa day trip tool.
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  • Really great modern shinkansen staion building completed by Shimizu. Full of great small shops with local produce etc. Very effective best practice modern Japanese design.  more »
  • To visit the sakura bloom of in Kanazawa was amazing experience. Nature amazes everybody and for me and my partner was a dream come true. Japan, I will come back.  more »
  • Good look , Amazing architecture, well planned, modern fecility, wide place.
  • Geez what a gorgeous station. I always love going to "extra" stations in Japan because the architecture is always incredible! Beautiful!

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