Located in the central part of the mainland of Japan, Kanazawa is the prefectural capital of Ishikawa Prefecture. The southeast area of the city faces the mountains and the northwest area faces the Sea of Japan. The main city area is located between the Saigawa River and the Asanogawa River. Kanazawa Castle Park and Kenrokuen Garden (one of the three greatest gardens in Japan) are located in the center of the city, and they are surrounded by several shopping districts (Korinbo, Kata-machi, Musashi, and Kanazawa Station).
Kanazawa University Hospital is dedicated to providing the best medical care to patients with the most advanced technology and a superior team. In particular, we provide advanced medical care which cannot be provided by other hospitals to patients with major and rare diseases. Our aim is to be a hospital that is relied upon and selected by patients by creating a "brand" of our greatest strengths and fields of specialization. We train and develop doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, who will take an active leadership role in the future by taking on our stated principles.
We will give you money, 15,000yen(500yen/day), when you arrive at Kanazawa. You can eat lunch at student dining hall. If you are lucky, a doctor teaching you will treat you to something. As for breakfast and dinner, you usually eat with the owner you stay.
Usually you will be staying at a medical student’s apartment or dorm.4 students put you up for a week, and you usually move one place to other place on Saturday. Sometime it is for two weeks. You can use Wi-Fi almost all student’s apartment or dorm.
From the Narita Airport, you take a train “Narita Express” at JR Narita station and change the train to the Hokuriku shinkansen at Tokyo station. The Hokuriku shinkansen terminates at Kanazawa. If you tell us when you arrive at Kanazawa station, we go to pick you up.
Kanazawa is the one of the best sightseeing cities in Japan. Of course, there are a lot of foreign tourists. Kanazawa has a nice atmosphere which reminds us of an ancient time, especially at Kenrokuen, Higashityayagai, 21th century museum of contemporary and Nagamachibukeyashiki. I think you will surely like this city.