Where to ask for help and recommendations!

While you are traveling abroad, using tourist information centers is a great way to learn the area!
You can ask anything and can get local information at them!
Here is the list of bilingual information centers located in Ishikawa.


kggn.psdKanazawa Goodwill Guide Network (KGGN)
If you want to ask something as soon as you arrive at JR Kanazawa station, just go straight to the Higashi-Guchi east exit! The Kanazawa Goodwill Guide Network (KGGN) is a group of English-speaking volunteer guides who provide free travel information for tourists visiting Kanazawa. These friendly members are here to serve you everyday at JR Kanazawa Station’s Tourist Information Counter. KGGN volunteers also offer guided tours in English. This tour service is free but requires you to register in advance. Also, you are expected to pay for your guide’s entrance fees and lunch. This is a small price to pay for a service that will surely enrich your visit! KGGN is your one-stop destination for sightseeing information in Kanazawa!

Kanazawa Goodwill Guide Network (KGGN)
JR Kanazawa Station (Tourist Information Counter near the East Gate)
Phone 076-232-3933
Open: everyday (10:00 - 18:00)
Closed: Dec. 31 - Jan. 2

kuroneko_hot.psdKuroneko Hot Station
Kuroneko literally means “black cat”. The company’s icon on or near a building is unmistakable! Yamato Transport Co., Ltd., one of the largest transportation companies in Japan, opened up an information center for tourists last year. Located between Kohrinbo 109 and Kenroku-En garden on Hirosaka Boulevard, they provide internet service, cell phone chargers, and information brochures, all free of charge! Want to liberate yourself from your heavy luggage as you stroll around town? Drop off your bags for a ¥500 fee or have them shipped straight to the airport. Their staff can speak English, Chinese, and Mongolian. Stop by for a cup of Kaga Bo-cha tea and pick up the latest issue of Eye on Kanazawa!

Kuroneko Hot Station
1-1-55, Hirosaka, Kanazawa (near Kanazawa city hall)
Phone: 076-235-2251
Open: everyday (9:00-19:00)


kaga_tabi_machi_02_600.jpgKaga Tabi-Machi Net
There are three famous spa towns in Kaga City: Yamashiro-Onsen, Yamanaka-Onsen and Katayamazu-Onsen. It's a popular place for tourists to land for some relaxation. It's 60 min from Kanazawa by local trains, and this visitor's center is located in the yard of JR Kaga-Onsen station. They have brochures and can give you advice on what to see, where to eat, and where to stay in the city. You can ask them anything about your stay! You can also call them from your hotel in Kanazawa and have them help you book a nice hotel in advance!

KAGA Tabi-Machi Net
6-2, Wo, Sakumi-Machi, Kaga City (JR Kaga-Onsen Station)
Phone: 0761-72-6678
Open: 9:00-18:00; open everyday


20150306_ふらっと訪夢外観_05.JPGWajima Kanko Kyokai (Visitor Center)
They will help you in English, Chinese, or Japanese. Ask them anything about Wajima tours!

Wajima Kanko Kyokai (Visitor Center)
Furatto Home (Wajima Ekimae)
Phone: 0768-22-1503; Fax: 0768-22-0136
Open: 8:00-19:00; open everyday