Special Exhibition of Takayama Festival Floats on 1 May 2019
April 12, 2019 Events Latest News
Partners Information: The ornate floats of the Spring and Autumn Takayama Festivals will be specially displayed on 1st May 2019 to celebrate the Japanese new era of Reiwa. Date Wednesday May 1, 2019 Event schedule Yatai Float Display 9:00 –…...
JR Takayama-Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass expanded
April 8, 2019 Latest News Transportation Travel Passes
Partners Information: The JR Takayama-Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass is a pass that allows you to travel from Osaka/Nagoya to visit the World Heritage sites of Shirakawago and Gokayama as part of a grand tour of Kanazawa, Toyama and Gifu areas. The…...
Takayama Spring Festival
March 8, 2019 Events Festivals Latest News
Partners Information: Takayama Festival, registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, will held on April 14th to 15th. The event is also regarded as one of the three most beautiful festivals in Japan. The main attractions of Takayama…...
JR Alpine-Takayama-Matsumoto Area Tourist Pass 2019
February 27, 2019 Latest News Transportation
Partners Information: Essential for enjoying the spectacular views of Tateyama Kurobe of the Japanese Alps, the JR Alpine-Takayama-Matsumoto Area Tourist Pass is on sale again this year! Starting from Nagoya, enjoy Gifu and Nagano area, the grand Tateyama Kurobe Alpine…...
Takayama Showa Museum
February 4, 2019 Culture Latest News
Partners Information: The retro streets of the 1950s have been reconstructed at Takayama Showa Museum (Takayama Showakan). The Showa Period (1926-89) was a time of great change in Japan, seeing shifts from militarism to democracy, agriculture to industry and so on.…...
Winter illuminations at Hida Folk Village Takayama
December 19, 2018 Events Latest News
Partners Information: At Hida Folk Village (Hida no Sato) in Takayama, you can see traditional gassho-style houses. Hida Folk Village is an open air museum exhibiting over 30 traditional farmhouses, which were relocated from all over the mountainous Hida region. For…...
8th Hida Takayama Ultramarathon
December 3, 2018 Events Latest News
Partners Information: Entries now open for the 8th Hida Takayama Ultramarathon! Take part in an unforgettable run through Takayama city in Gifu prefecture, which boasts some of the best Japanese countryside views and preserved streets. Date Sunday, June 9, 2019…...
Utsue Shijuhachi Falls Prefectural Nature Park
August 30, 2018 Adventures Latest News
Partners Information: In an 800 hectare prefectural nature park, the waterfalls of Utsue Shijuhachi fall to the ground as thunderous waves. The waterfalls never look the same, as the natural surroundings change each season. The waterfalls provide peaceful seclusion. Among…...
Goshikigahara Forest Nature Tour
July 10, 2018 Day Tours Latest News
Partners Information: Mt Norikura Goshikigahara Forest is a vast 3,000 hectare forested area located at the south end of Chubu-Sangaku National Park. It is truly a treasure box of nature with clear rivers, waterfalls, wetlands, lakes, ponds, plants, flowers, native…...
Shinhotaka Ropeway Star-gazing Tour
June 12, 2018 Day Tours Latest News
Partners Information: Shinhotaka Ropeway Star-gazing Tour Take a trip up into the night sky! Ride the Shinhotaka Ropeway at night and see the stars at 2,156 meters above sea level.（Reservations required） Tour dates August 4-19, 2018 No Buses operating on…...
Satoyama Run in Hida Takayama 2018
May 25, 2018 Events Latest News
Partners Information: SATOYAMA RUN in HIDA TAKAYAMA 2018 Sato means ‘homeland’ and yama means ‘mountain’. In the mountain villages of Takayama, locals live in harmony with nature. In the Satoyama Run in Hida Takayama, you can run through the beautiful countryside surrounded by…...
Rice planting at Hida Folk Village
May 14, 2018 Events Latest News
Partners Information: Rice planting in beautiful rounded rice field! Rice planting season is coming. In Japan, only two rounded rice fields remain and one can be found in Takayama. These special rice fields were historically significant to the Shinto religion.…...
Takayama Spring Kimono Walk
April 9, 2018 Culture Latest News Special Offers
Partners Information: Takayama Spring Kimono Walk The Takayama Spring Kimono Walk event will take place from April 21st. Dress up in Kimono and enjoy walking along the ancient streets in Takayama! It would be a great memory of your trip for…...
Guide to Nagano, Kanazawa, Takayama and Shirakawago
March 21, 2018 Latest News Travellers Blog
Australian YouTuber Chloe Ting‘s guide to Nagano, Kanazawa, Takayama and Shirakawago Most people who have been to Japan have travelled through the main cities of Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto. If you’re looking for a more off-the-beaten-track experience, I would highly suggest…...
Subzero Forest Illumination
January 29, 2018 Events Latest News
Partners Information: Welcome to “Illumination of Subzero Forest”! About 1 hour ride on car from JR Takayama Station, the Subzero Forest is a special winter attraction which has been presented by the isolated mountain inn, ‘Akigami Onsen Ryokan’ since 1971.…...
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