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4 days in Hokuriku Itinerary
Start: Yangon (Rangoon)
Fly + Drive: 14 h 45 min
Tateyama-machi— 1 day
Drive: 1 h 45 min
Kanazawa— 2 nights
Fly: 10 h 15 min
End: Yangon (Rangoon)
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The small town of Tateyama-machi, nestled in the hills of Mount Tate, remains most notable as the gateway to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.On the 24th (Tue), see human ingenuity at work at Kurobe Dam, contemplate the waterfront views at Mikurigaike Pond, then take a memorable drive along Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, and finally hike along Murododaira.
To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tateyama-machi trip website.
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar to Tateyama-machi is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Tateyama-machi due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Tateyama-machi are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kanazawa.
Things to do in Tateyama-machi
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An old castle town largely unspoiled during World War II, Kanazawa features well-preserved architecture spread across a range of districts.Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): make a trip to Omicho Market, steep yourself in history at Higashichaya Old Town, steep yourself in history at Kanazawa Castle, then admire the natural beauty at Kenrokuen Garden, and finally explore the world behind art at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Seisonkaku Villa, see the interesting displays at Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts, then make a trip to Kanazawa Station, then contemplate the long history of Nomura Family Samurai House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ninja Temple.
To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanazawa online sightseeing planner.
Drive from Tateyama-machi to Kanazawa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Kanazawa
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