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A Visit to the Hida Folk Village in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture

A Visit to the Hida Folk Village in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture

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Experience the gassho style traditional houses of historical Hida Folk Village (Hida no Sato). In any season, you will be rewarded with an exceptional scenery.

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Cherry Blossoms in Spring


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Green Scenery in Summer


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Autumn leaves in Fall


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Snowy Landscape in Winter


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In addition to the scenery, the Hida Folk Village offers various traditional craft workshops such as straw crafting (wara-zaiku), needlework craft (sashiko-zaiku), weaving and wood carving using cypress tree. These are certainly experiences that you can't have everyday!

Please visit and experience traditional Japan life!

Basic Information:
Address: 1-590 Kamioka-Motomachi, Takayama-city, Gifu Prefecture, Japan.
TEL:0577-34-4711
Access: Nearest Station is JR Takayama Station. Take the Takayama Nouhi Bus going towards "Hida no Sato". 12 minute ride.
Parking: Available
Entrance Fee to Village: Yen 700
Hours of Operation: 08:30 to 17:00
Open Daily

Website (English): http://www.hidanosato-tpo.jp/english12.htm