Takayama

10 Best Tourist Spots to Visit and See in Takayama, Hida Region

The northern part of Gifu prefecture is called Hida region composed of Takayama, Shirakawago and Gero Hot Spring. In the idyllic Hida region surrounded by the nature of the Japan’s Northern Alps, you can not only travel around classic sightseeing spots such as Takayama’s old townscape and Shirakawago, but visit the real-life locations of the movie, “Your Name”. I will introduce 10 tourist attractions in Hida region on this post. Old townscape in Takayama (Sanmachi Street) “Sanmachi Street”, which can be said to be the most popular sightseeing spot in Hida Takayama and it is a general term for the townscape in the center of Takayama city. About 12 minutes’ walk … Read More

Great Vacation Rental for Foreigners in Takayama

I had a hard insect bite on the top of foot and it was terrible. Maze is cooler than Tokyo a little so I don’t feel like actual summer: August. 『IORI SHIROYAMA』 8 minutes’ walk from the center of Takayama This July, I stayed at a vacation rental lodge in Takayama, which is an old folk house. As you may know about Takayama, it’s now famous even for foreigners. After 8 minutes’ walk from the main street, you can find a Japanese old house like below. The name is 『IORI SHIROYAMA』and it’s located on the top of hill. It used to be a vacation home of private company and now … Read More