Kanazawa has been spared the devastation of war and natural disasters, and therefore people are able to enjoy both the modern aspects of the city as well as get a taste of the old Edo castle town. Kanazawa has inherited rich traditional culture and crafts from the Edo period; things such as tea ceremony, Noh theater, gold leaf, Kutani pottery, and lacquerware.
It is our pleasure to welcome you to Kanazawa and offer you warm hospitality. We seek to introduce you to the beauty of the traditions and culture of Kanazawa during your stay.

Name Kanazawa Goodwill Guide Network (abbr. KGGN)
Purpose KGGN members contribute to the grass-roots movement of international understanding by offering hospitality, English language assistance and guides.
Foundation Date April 1, 1992
General Coordinator Nobuyuki Nishi
Number of members 135 members as of April 1, 2019 (Male 44 / Female 91)
Address Kanazawa Hyakubangai, 1-1, Kinoshinbo-machi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa, 920-0858, Japan

Phone +81-076-232-3933
E-mail for inquiry kggn@po4.nsk.ne.jp

Kind of group A non-profit volunteer organization
Main activities -Providing free information to tourists at the Ishikawa Prefecture Kanazawa Tourist Information Center
-Offering guided tours of Kenrokuen Garden and Kanazawa Castle Park from the information booth near Ishikawa-mon gate and providing free information to tourists at the Gyokusen'an Rest House in Gyokusen'inmaru Garden in Kanazawa Castle Park
-Providing English-speaking travel guides and interpreters for those who have made prior arrangements
-Gathering members together for monthly meetings, workshops, social activities and to publish monthly journals