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Mt. Utatsu

Wakamatsumachi, Kanazawa 920-1165, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Nice walk, lovely view.

The walk up the hill is quite enjoyable with lovely views along the way and nice shrines to visit... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
alisonsw
,
Perth, Australia
Sunset visit

Please go on a sunny day otherwise it could be disappointing. We were there just before sunset and... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Grace S
,
Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good51%
  • Average24%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 Jul 2017
“Nice walk, lovely view.”
29 May 2017
“Sunset visit”
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Wakamatsumachi, Kanazawa 920-1165, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

The walk up the hill is quite enjoyable with lovely views along the way and nice shrines to visit. If you want to take the bus back down make sure you don't go too late in the day as the last bus was in the...More

Thank alisonsw
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Please go on a sunny day otherwise it could be disappointing. We were there just before sunset and got a view of the entire city of Kanazawa. A real treat. Good place for visitors travelling to this city for the first time.

Thank Grace S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

From the famous (and heavily visited) Higashi Chaya district, it is not too far of a walk up the hills to a series of parks and pathways with some nice surprises, hidden shrines and great views. You can walk down a pathway on the south...More

Thank MunichEricJ
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,...More

Thank YubaPrincess
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...More

1  Thank wombatdavid
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...More

2  Thank TheLokster
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