Hida Takayama Old Townscape
The old streets of Hida Takayama are full of flavor.
Hida Takayama Old Townscape is said to be a town where the original landscape of Japan remains, as the streets from the Edo period still remain, and the charming town houses and noren (curtains) of old stores continue to be seen. It is a popular tourist attraction in Hida. You can feel the history and culture of the town as you walk through the rows of charming town houses with latticework. You can also enjoy strolling around the town, as there are many traditional Japanese sake breweries, renovated cafes, and general stores.
There are also many gourmet stores where you can take out food, such as buns made with Hida beef and nigiri. The area is also famous for its sake breweries, which are decorated with "sakabayashi," balls made of cedar leaves. If you like to drink, you should definitely stop by.
Walking around the town is recommended, but if you take a rickshaw, you can also learn about the various charms of Takayama from the rickshaw driver.
The town is cool in summer, and in winter, you can enjoy the beautiful snow-covered streets all year round.
It is called the "Old Capital of Hida" because of its charming townhouses and old stores.
It is lined with sake breweries, cafes converted from old houses, and general stores.
There are also a variety of gourmet take-out stores.
It is also recommended to take a rickshaw ride to see the town.
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- Name in Japanese
- 飛騨高山 古い町並
- Postal Code
- 2927-52 Shirahamacho, Nishimurogun, Wakayama
- 0577-32-3333 (Takayama City Tourism Division)
- Regular Closures
- Open Hours
- Not Specified
- 15 minutes walk from JR Takayama Station
- Official Website
- Official Website (English)