In 1582, Maeda Toshiie, the feudal lord of Kaga, begun to build this Sophisticated castle. It is said that he invited Takayama Ukon who is known as a Christian feudal lord for construction. In clear weather, the white walls reflect the sunlight and look more beautiful.玉泉院丸庭園(Gyokusen-inmaru garden) located in Kanazawa castle park is a three-dimensional garden whose stone walls is 22m from the bottom of the pond.
Kanazawa castle park has a number of fascinating historic sites and buildings. In addition, Kenrokuen, one of Japan’s three greatest gardens, is near at hand from here.