Located in the heart of Kanazawa City, Japan, and a short walk from the Nagamachi Samurai District & Kanazawa Castle. Take a look inside of this renovated, 150 year old traditional Japanese house inspired by the interplay of light & shadow. 

Join us on a (previously) live tour of this renovated traditional Japanese holiday house (also known as as ‘machiya’) in Kanazawa, Japan. This 117㎡ (1259 sq ft) space is not only more spacious than most hotel suites, a stay at ‘Kanata’ machiya house will provide you with the luxury & comfort of a home away from home. Featuring a serene, calming interior, the high ceilings and skylight of this Japanese machiya house brings in plenty of natural light. The open kitchen, dining room area, and the 2F sofa seating area in the loft is the perfect place to relax with family and friends.

(This is a previous live tour from our Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/machiyajapan/)

To make your stay even more special, this Japanese house has an in-house sauna – relax your mind and rejuvenate your body during your stay.

After the Japanese house tour, we’ll take you on a leisurely walk around the neighborhood towards Kanazawa’s Nagamachi Samurai District. The historical stone cobbled streets that still wind through the neighborhood were once occupied by the samurai warriors of the Maeda Clan!

Stay in a Traditional Japanese House (Vacation Rental)


If you would like to stay & rent out the traditional Japanese house featured in this virtual tour, take a look at the information below: 

‘Kanata’ machiya holiday house (Kanazawa, Japan)

‘Kanata’ machiya house is a stunning traditional Japanese holiday house with a private sauna, designed to showcase the interplay of light & shadow. This renovated, private traditional Japanese house (vacation rental) is located in Kanazawa city’s downtown area, near the Nagamachi Samurai District & Kanazawa Castle. While the surrounding neighborhood is lively with restaurants, cafes, and sightseeing spots, one step inside of this Japanese ‘machiya’ house, and you will be greeted with a complete sense of calmness.

This 117㎡ (1259 sq ft) space is not only more spacious than most hotel suites, a stay at ‘Kanata’ machiya house will provide you with the luxury & comfort of a home away from home.

A sauna experience inside of this machiya house

Take a moment of zen, and experience pure relaxation with our in-house private sauna. Surround yourself in the calming scent of locally-sourced Japanese ‘hinoki’ cypress during your stay in Kanazawa. The optional Sauna Plan includes:

・Selection of locally made cider, Kanazawa ‘kagabocha tea’
・Relaxing aroma oils for a löyly experience, and more

Located near Kanazawa city’s Nagamachi Samurai District, Kanazawa Castle, and Kenrokuen Garden.

Machiya House NameKanata
GuestsUp to 6 Guests
LocationKanazawa, Japan

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