Takayama Old Town in Takayama City Area

About Takayama Old Town

Takayama Old Town is located in the Takayama City area of Takayama, Gifu, Japan. The town is known for its well-preserved Edo period architecture and traditional atmosphere. Visitors can walk along the streets lined with old merchant houses and shops selling local crafts and souvenirs. The town is also famous for its festivals, including the Takayama Spring and Autumn Festivals, which feature elaborate floats and traditional music.

  • Location: Takayama City, Gifu, Japan
  • Latitude: 36.1408° N
  • Longitude: 137.2551° E
  • Opening hours: The town is open all day, but shops and attractions may have their own opening hours.
  • Admission: Free

Visitors to Takayama Old Town can also enjoy local cuisine, including Hida beef, a type of wagyu beef that is famous for its tenderness and flavor. The town is also known for its sake breweries, which offer tastings and tours. Other attractions in the area include the Hida Folk Village, a museum that showcases traditional Japanese houses, and the Takayama Jinya, a former government building that now serves as a museum.