Two Days in Japan - Kanazawa Old Town

Day 2 of our Japan adventure took us to the old part of Kanazawa, known as the Higashi Chaya District. What a contrast to the rest of the town! 
Chaya translates as teahouse, and this is one of the areas of teahouses, entertainment and Geishas. We could have rented a kimono each and spent the day wandering gracefully around the area - there were plenty of kimono-clad girls walking about
 
 
Two-storey wooden buildings with paved streets and lanterns. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
And then quite by chance we came across a wedding where we were made most welcome:
 
 
 
We really did have a memorable time, filled with calm, bowing and smiling. Perfect.