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4 days in Hokuriku Itinerary
Start: Yangon (Rangoon)
Fly + Drive: 14h 45min
Tateyama-machi— 1 day
Drive: 1h 45min
Kanazawa— 2 nights
Fly: 10h 15min
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.Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the engineering at Kurobe Dam, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mikurigaike Pond, then take a memorable drive along Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, and finally take some stellar pictures from Murododaira.
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar to Tateyama-machi is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Myanmar Time (MMT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 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): don't miss a visit to Omicho Market, wander the streets of Higashichaya Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Kanazawa Castle, then walk around Kenrokuen Garden, and finally explore the world behind art at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Seisonkaku Villa, examine the collection at Ishikawa Prefectural Museum for Traditional Products and Crafts, then admire the striking features of Kanazawa Station, then contemplate the long history of Nomura Family Samurai House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ninja Temple.
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Getting from Tateyama-machi to Kanazawa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. September in Kanazawa sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Kanazawa
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