Ryokan SHIBAYA in Kanazawa - Japanese Style Hostel

at home at Ryokan Shibaya (3 minutes walk from the JR Kanazawa Station)

beginning of the Golden Week holiday

9:30Am 28th April Sunny

It is a beginning of the Golden Week holiday!


wrapping paper

1:00PM 27th April Sunny

This Japanese cake is indeed very delicious,
but the wrapping paper is also very beautiful.



Dried flower

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9:00AM 26th April Rainy

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     I tried the dried flower.


bamboo shoot

2:00PM 25th April Sunny

This is simmered fresh bamboo shoot.
This treat is available from now to May only, when bamboo shoot is in season.


Vacancy room availability for the Golden Week holiday

3:00PM 24th April Sunny

  April 27th 3rooms vacant
   28th × No vacant room
   29th 2rooms vacant
   30th ×
  May 1st 1room vacant
   2nd 1room vacant
    3rd ×
   4th ×
   5th ×
Applications and Inquiries: info_e@ryokanshibaya.com


Flower Arrangement

1:00PM 23th April Cloudy

            Today's flower !


compromise between East and West

3:30PM 22nd April Rainy

These sweets are the things of Fukuoka Prefecture.
It creates an atmosphere for mixture of East and West.


Golden Week

2:00PM 21st April Cloudy

After cherry-blossom viewing ends, Japanese people's concern changes to Golden Week.
The Golden Week is a group of national holidays in Japan, beginning with April 28 and ending with May 6 2012.
It is expected that accommodations will be very crowded.


Rice Planting

3:00PM 20th April Sunny

In the rice fields, It's almost ready to start Rice Planting.
Rice Planting will start around next week in Kanazawa!


Utatsu mountain in Kanazawa

10:00AM 19th April Sunny

Utatsu mountain, a small mountain only 40 minutes walking distance from Shibaya.
In there, Now is the best time to view cherry blossoms, and You’ll see a great view of the city!
traditional houses, city buildings, green spaces .....


introverted personality

11:30AM 18th April Sunny

My son is speaking with guest!!!
I was stunned by this sight.
Because he is introverted personality, and I had never seen that he is speaking with guests before.


emergency box

2:00PM 17th April Cloudy

This is Shibaya's an emergency box.
In case you feel sick in our Ryokan, we are ready.
thermometer,headache medicine,stomach medicine,vulnerary,ointment ・・・
Please do not hesitate to ask.


Ka mate in New Zealand

8:00AM 16th April Sunny

Ka mate! Ka mate! Ka ora! Ka ora!
Ka mate! Ka mate! Ka ora! Ka ora!
Tenei te tangata puhuru huru
Nana nei i tiki mai
Whakawhiti te ra
A upa ・ne! ka upa ・ne!
A upane kaupane whiti te ra!

I die! I die! I live! I live!
I die! I die! I live! I live!
This is the hairy man
Who fetched the Sun
And caused it to shine again
One upward step! Another upward step!
An upward step, another ・the Sun shines!



full bloom

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7:00AM 15th April Sunny

Under the blue sky,
Cherry blossoms are in full bloom now!!


flower arrangement

10:30AM 24th April Cloudy

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In the spring, there are beautiful green leaves and a variety of flowers.


Hazy weather in spring

2:00PM 13th April Cloudy

In the season of cherry blossoms, the sky is hazy and the misty spring sky made tranquil scene.


Free admission to Kenrokuen Garden & Light-up

PM2:00 12th April Sunny

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Kenrokuen garden and Kanazawa castle park are free admission from April 14th to April
22nd.   Also, Light-up is held.

Date: 14th April - 22st April (9nights)
Time: AM7:00 - PM9:30


Japanese flower arrangement

4:00PM 11th April Rainy

If you want to experience Japanese flower arrangement, don't hesitate to let us know.
Why don't we try it together?


plum tree

2:00PM 10th April Sunny

The plum trees of Shibaya are in bloom now!


Hachi-ban Ramen

9:00AM 9th April Sunny

This is vegetable ramen noodle of "Hachi-ban Ramen"shop.
"Hachi-ban Ramen" is a popular Noodle Shop in Hokuriku region.
Taste try this! yum-yum!


arrive from United Kingdom

2:00PM 8th April Sunny

He came back safe and sound from London today.
I'm grateful to you who supported him.


entrance ceremony

9:30AM 7th April Snow

I attended my child's entrance ceremony of high school.
"Let's make your high school life meaningful!"


coming of spring!

1:00PM 6th April Sunny

The cherry blossom season has come again this year.
The best time to view cherry blossoms will be around 14th April in Kanazawa.


party for starting school

11:00AM 5th April Sunny

The party for starting school was held.
They are the classmates from a nursery school.


Ishikawa prefecture Driver and Vehicle Licensing Centre

1:00PM 4th April Cloudy

I went to the department of motor vehicles to renew my driver's license today.
Next renewal is five years later.
I want to be able to drive again until then.

storm of spring

12:30PM 3rd April Suny

1:30PM   The clouds threaten rain.

4:00PM  It was a maximum wind velocity of more than 30m.
Many parts of Japan were hit by strong winds.


London life

3:30PM 2nd April Sunny

Dear old-Hideki, Mitsuharu, Eri, Shiori, Chisa,
Excuse us for the inconvenience.
Thanks to your help, my son is enjoying his London life.
I leave him in your hands for a few days left.


happy time in Ryomon

11:00AM 1st April Sunny

Everything tastes good!
It's a very happy time for me!!



Kanazawa Shibaya

Author:Kanazawa Shibaya
Please feel free to ask us if you have any questions.


2-19-7, Honmachi Kanazawa city, Ishikawa 920-0853
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