The morning markets of Hida-Takayama overflow with fresh vegetables, fruits, locally made pickles, miso, and many more delicious foods.
Morning markets are set up in two locations: Jinya-mae Morning Market in the square in front of Takayama Jinya; and Miyagawa Morning Market along the Miyagawa River.
|Address||Miyagawa Morning Market: Shimo-sanno-machi, Takayama City
Jinya-mae Morning Market: 1-5 Hachiken-machi, Takayama City
After Hida was placed under the direct control of Japan’s feudal government in the Edo Period, Takayama Jinya served as the political base of this region. This is the only local government office from the Edo Period whose main structure still survives.
|Address||1-5 Hachiken-machi, Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture|
Set up in machiya houses surviving from the olden times, these retro-modern cafés are very popular. While strolling around this area enjoying the atmosphere of bygone times, why not drop in?
World Heritage Property—Shirakawa-go with Gassho-style Houses
At the foot of the sacred Mt. Haku, you can appreciate the seasonal beauty of Shirakawa-go with its Gassho-style houses, whose tradition has been handed down to this day amid a beautiful but harsh natural environment.
|Address||Ogi-machi, Shirakawa Village, Ono-gun|
Embraced by the Northern Alps (Hida Mountains), Okuhida Onsen-go features the five secluded hot spring areas of Hirayu, Fukuji, Shin-Hirayu, Tochio and Shin-Hotaka. Enjoy a relaxing time here, escaping from the hustle and bustle of the city.
|Address||Hot spring areas of Hirayu, Fukuji, Shin-Hirayu, Tochio and Shin-Hotaka|
This is Japan’s only second-story ropeway, enabling passengers to easily view the majestic mountain scenery above the clouds.
|Address||710-58 Kansaka, Okuhida Onsen-go, Takayama City|