The World's Most Beautiful Train Station

A travel magazine in the US called Kanazawa Station one of the most beautiful train stations in the world. It was originally conceived as a giant glass umbrella. The sunlight refracted through the glass in summer and the nightly illumination is breathtaking. The train's lighting is further enhanced through projection mapping. When you arrive at the station you can see traditional crafts decorating the station as if they were on display at a museum. Of course, the station is home to numerous restaurants, cafes and souvenirs shops.

Address 1-1 Kinoshinbo, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-0858
Directions JR
Route 1
JR Shinkansen Nagoya–Maibara (30m)
JR Limited Express Shirasagi Maibara–Kanazawa (2h)
Route 2
JR Limited Express Shirasagi Nagoya–Kanazawa (3h)

Bus
Route 3
Highway Bus Meitetsu Bus Center–Kanazawa Station East (4h)

Business hours
5am–1am
Holidays
Open Year-Round
Contact TEL:0570-002-486
Wi-Fi Available
Credit card payment
Visa、MasterCard、JCB、American Express、Diners Club、Discover
Supported languages English
Price
Free
Average visit length 1 hour
Websites Official Site (JPN)https://www.jr-odekake.net/eki/top.php?id=0541449

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