Nagamachi Samurai District

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Nagamachi Samurai District, Kanazawa Japan for Japan Travel Packages (

Nagamachi Samurai District (in Japanese, 長町) was a Samurai district near the former Kanazawa Castle.  Samurai of the time were given massive amounts of land where they, their families and retainers could live.  These residences still exist to this day (passed down generations) and the area along with these beautiful residences preserves a historic atmosphere of earthen walls, private entrance gates, narrow lanes and water canals.  Being pristinely conserved, there is no place that will make you feel more like a figure in a painting from the Edo period.