Top 10 things to do in Takayama City Area

  1. Hida Folk Village
    1-590 Kamiokamoto-cho, Takayama, Gifu 506-0055, Japan
    Hida Folk Village is an open-air museum that showcases traditional Japanese architecture and lifestyle. The village has over 30 thatched-roof houses and buildings that were relocated from their original locations to preserve them for future generations.
  2. Takayama Jinya
    1-5 Hachiken-machi, Takayama, Gifu 506-0012, Japan
    Takayama Jinya is a historic government office that dates back to the Edo period. The building has many interesting rooms to explore, including a torture chamber and a courtroom.
  3. Miyagawa Morning Market
    Miyagawa River, Takayama, Gifu 506-0852, Japan
    Miyagawa Morning Market is a bustling market that sells fresh produce, crafts, and souvenirs. The market is held every morning along the Miyagawa River and is a great place to experience local culture.
  4. Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall
    88-1 Showa-machi, Takayama, Gifu 506-0052, Japan
    The Takayama Festival is one of Japan's most famous festivals, and this exhibition hall showcases the elaborate floats that are used in the festival. Visitors can learn about the history and significance of the festival and see the floats up close.
  5. Takayama Old Town
    Sannomachi, Takayama, Gifu 506-0052, Japan
    Takayama Old Town is a charming district that has preserved its Edo-period architecture and atmosphere. The area is home to many shops, restaurants, and sake breweries, and is a great place to wander around and soak up the local culture.
  6. Shinhotaka Ropeway
    〒506-1421 Gifu, Takayama, Okuhida Onsengo Hirayu, Shinhotaka Ropeway Station
    The Shinhotaka Ropeway is a cable car that takes visitors up to the summit of Mount Norikura. The views from the top are breathtaking, and visitors can also enjoy hiking, hot springs, and snow sports depending on the season.
  7. Hida Takayama Onsen
    6-11 Hanasato-cho, Takayama, Gifu 506-0026, Japan
    Hida Takayama Onsen is a hot spring resort that is famous for its healing waters. The resort has many different types of baths, including indoor and outdoor baths, and visitors can also enjoy massages and other spa treatments.
  8. Higashiyama Walking Course
    Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
    The Higashiyama Walking Course is a scenic walking trail that takes visitors past many of Takayama's most famous temples and shrines. The trail is lined with cherry blossoms in the spring and colorful foliage in the fall, making it a popular destination year-round.
  9. Takayama Green Hotel
    2-180 Nishinoisshikimachi, Takayama, Gifu 506-0031, Japan
    The Takayama Green Hotel is a luxurious hotel that is known for its traditional Japanese architecture and hospitality. The hotel has many amenities, including a hot spring, a spa, and a restaurant that serves local cuisine.
  10. Takayama Nohi Bus Center
    6-6 Hanasato-cho, Takayama, Gifu 506-0026, Japan
    The Takayama Nohi Bus Center is the main transportation hub for the area, and visitors can catch buses to many of the nearby attractions. The center also has a tourist information desk where visitors can get maps, brochures, and other helpful information.