Because the Hokuriku Shinkansen was opened in 2015, Ishikawa Prefecture has become easier to access from Tokyo.
The prefecture is famous for Kenroku-en Garden which is one of the top-3 gardens of Japan, and traditional crafts such as Kutaniyaki, Wajima-nuri, Kaga Yuzen etc.
Meanwhile, there are also modern facilities such as the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa.
You can feel both history and modernity in the cityscape.
The gold leaf production accounts for 98% or more of the domestic market share.