All Attractions in Takayama

Attractions including all the main points of interest, tourist highlights and things to do in.

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    Hida Folk Village – Hida-no-Sato

    Hida Folk Village (also known as Kida-no-Sato) is a large open air museum displaying dozens of traditional houses of Gassho-zukuri style and other styles which once housed farmers and craftsmen in the region. These traditional houses have been preserved in their original condition, where they can be viewed inside and Read more [...]

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    Takayama Jinya

    Takayama Jinya is a former local government office and the only one of its kind remaining in Japan. Takayama Jinya is a designated historical landmark in Takayama. Takayama Jinya originally built in 1692, was rebuilt in 1816 under Tokugawa Shogunate.

  • Takayama Castle

    Takayama Castle, in Takayama, was built on a 627m high mountain with stone base, earth work defenses and a moat. Construction of Takayama Castle began in 1588 and by 1600 the main and secondary castle keeps were completed. Today only some ruins and walls remain of Takayama Castle.

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    Kusakabe Folk Museum

    Kusakabe Folk Museum in Takayama is designated as a National Important Cultural Asset, began life as a house for a wealthy merchant. The Kusakabe Folk Museum is an excellent example of Edo architecture.

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    Old Yoshijima Family House

    Old Yoshijima Family House in Takayama is an example of beautiful Japanese architecture. The Yoshijima family was a successful sake brewery in Edo period. The present house is a rebuilt in 1907 after a fire. Old Yoshijima Family House is designated as a National Important Cultural Asset.

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    Sakurayama Hachimangu Shrine

    Sakurayama Hachimangu Shrine in Takayama is famous for its festival called Takayama Matsuri, which is held on the 9th and 10th of October every year and is one of the three most beautiful festivals in Japan.