Journey through Kanazawa City's historical landmarks, including the famed Kenrokuen Park, and discover how local cats add a unique charm to these cultural treasures.
Cats in Japan -
In this episode of "Cats in Japan," viewers are transported to the historic city of Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture. The documentary showcases the JR Kanazawa Station, transformed into a bustling gateway to the city with the advent of the bullet train. The highlight is Kenrokuen, one of Japan's three most celebrated parks, with a rich history dating back to 1583. Founded by the first lord of Kaga, Maeda Toshiie, the park's development continued over the years under successive Kaga Clan lords. The episode beautifully captures the blend of historical legacy and natural beauty in Kanazawa, complemented by the presence of local cats that add charm and life to this cultural and historic landmark.