In Kanazawa, the latest craze that its' traditional gold leaf craft has wrapped onto is soft-serve ice-cream! If you've been wandering around Kanazawa Castle or the famous Kenrokuen Gardens and your visual appetite is still not satisfied, what better way than to break for a few licks of cool gold leaf ice-cream?
While many other ice-creameries and gold-leaf outlets are cottoning on, Hakuichi's prime location next to the ever-popular Kenrokuen and Kanazawajo make it a must visit. If you're out to give a cone of the glitzy soft-serve the proper photoshoot that it deserves, get your serviettes and saliva glands ready, as it starts to melt quicker than you can say "Gold Leaf Ice-cream at Hakuichi's"!
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