You can also visit the historic teahouses and sake breweries to take a break and try something typical of the area.
Hida Folk Village
Hida Folk Village is located 15 minutes from Takayama Station, connected by a local bus
The Japanese Alps Nature Park , Chubu Sangaku Kokurits Koen, is ideal for nature lovers. You can spot golden eagles and rock partridges.
There are activities such as skiing, climbing and picnicking
You can also enjoy the Shin-Hotaka cable car or the Phone Number List Oku Hida Spa Village if you want to take a relaxing bath.
Every spring and autumn, the Takayama Festival is held at the Sakurayama Hachimangu Shrine.
The history of the city is commemorated and it has a parade in which more than 1,000 people participate in traditional costumes and 10 floats called yatai. There are also dances, puppets and performances.
A day trip to Shirakawa-go from Takayama is one of the most recommended activities for domestic and international visitors.
Known for its thatched-roof farmhouses and silkworm farming, this site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site . You can also stay there and spend the night in one of its historic buildings.
There is no train service to Shirakawa-go , but the Nohi Bus can take you from Takayama in about an hour’s journey .
In the historic buildings that you will find near the Shirakawa bus station you have an information center, shops, restaurants and lockers to store your luggage.
Also many travelers visit Gokayama Village and the Shogawa River
Valley , just 30 minutes away by bus.
Panoramic view of Shirakawago village
The historic villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama are SWB Directory one of Japan’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Kanazawa, last stop on the coast
Kanazawa, located between the mountains and the Sea of Japan , is another regular stop for tourists visiting Takayama. Here you will see one of the most beautiful Japanese gardens: the Kenroku-en garden.
It is close to the park that surrounds the Kanazawa Castle , a building built in 1583 and which was the home of the feudal Maeda family, which commissioned the creation of these beautiful gardens.