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Address: Wakamatsumachi, Kanazawa 920-1165, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Lovely hike

We accessed the Utatsuyama from the Higashi-chaya district. There are several ways (and lots of steps) to reach the shrines on the apex on which one is rewarded with a panoramic... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We accessed the Utatsuyama from the Higashi-chaya district. There are several ways (and lots of steps) to reach the shrines on the apex on which one is rewarded with a panoramic view of the city down below. There are lovely coves for those requiring pitstops, and charming bridges and red gates (tori). Our walk took place during late-Fall when the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

We walked up into the Utatsuyama area from Higashi Chaya and we are glad we did. It was very quiet and there is an observation area where you can see snow on the mountains. Our only issue was that we didn't have a very good map so couldn't find another way down - we came back the way we walked... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Mt. Utatsu, or "Utatsuyama", is rumoured to be the highest point in Kanazawa. Apparently, no buildings are allowed to be built taller than Utatsuyama, but I was never able to confirm this (not that Kanazawa has many high-rises). I used to live near here and it was my favourite area to get away from the "city". It's not very well... More 

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