Map of Japanese provinces (1868
) with Kaga Province highlighted
Kaga Province (加賀国 Kaga no kuni) was an old province in the area of Ishikawa Prefecture on the island of Honshū. It was sometimes called Kashū (加州).
Chief Shinto shrine of Kaga Province
In the Meiji period, the provinces of Japan were converted into prefectures. The maps of Japan and Kaga Province were reformed in the 1870s.
Shrines and Temples
Shirayamahime jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Kaga.
Images for kids
Hiroshige ukiyo-e "Kaga" in "The Famous Scenes of the Sixty States" (六十余州名所図会), depicting fishing fires on Lake Renko