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A Cultural Experience in Takayama City

A Cultural Experience in Takayama City

Takayama city in Gifu prefecture is an amazing place. Anyone who has ever visited this city will strongly recommend it.

Takayama city is located in central Japan. It takes roughly 4 hours from Tokyo or 2.5 hours from Nagoya by bullet train.

Although it is not easily accessible, many foreigners frequently visit the city of Takayama.

Culture and Nature

Takayama is abundant with rich cultural resources. Attractions such as Okuhida Onsen ( (hot spring resort) and the magnificent mountains that surround the city are reasons why Takayama has become a hot spot for tourism in Japan.

The historic village, Shirakawa-go ( , is home to Takayama’s traditional farmhouses which still survive today. These buildings are not only unique in appearance but also house local restaurants and inns.  At the end of your day in Shirakawa, Gero Onsen ( is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a hot bath.

A Welcome Atmosphere

People can relax and feel comfortable because of the natural and heartwarming hospitality offered by the people of Takayama.

After going to Takayama once, you will definitely want to visit again.

Many of the signs in Takayama are multilingual so you can enjoy your trip freely.