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Join us for the exciting walking tour to experience the local Takayama food and its culture! Takayama is a beautiful city located in Gifu Prefecture. Due to its high altitude and separation from other areas of Japan, Takayama was kept fairly isolated and was able to develop its own unique culture over about a 300-year period.
Meet at the local tour operator office in Takayama at 9:30 am and start this entertaining and informative tour. Your local guide will take you off the beaten path and stroll down the side streets of this beautiful town to experience one of the best restaurants in Takayama.
Along the way be regaled with stories by your experienced local guide and introduced to sights that help you understand more about Takayama’s culture and history. The guide will also take you to many shops where you can meet the local “food heroes” and hear their fascinating stories. The tour also includes sake tasting and food sampling at authentic foodie stops. Learn more about a different side of Takayama through local food and stories.