SHIRAKAWA-GO GASSHO VILLAGE

Registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995, famous for its thatched roof houses known as Gassho-zukuri which is characterized by steeply slanting roof resembling two hands joined in prayer.

CENTER OF JAPAN

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TRADITIONAL TOWNSCAPE

Hida Takayama Old Streets

Streets are lined with beautifully preserved Edo-style townhouses with a small watercourse. A pleasant glimpse into the history and culture of this old town.

Gujo Hachiman

A charming historic town that still preserves the traditional townscape with many historical building and original waterways from the 16th century.

FUN & RELAX

TIMELESS TRADITION

Ukai Cormorant Fishing

Ukai is a 1,300 year old traditional fishing technique using tethered cormorants to catch Ayu (sweet fish). A fire hanging from a steel basket at the front of the boat attracts the fish, which are scooped up by the diving birds. The cormorant handler then pulls the cormorants in and the larger fish are disgorged from the birds' beaks.

Seki: The City of Samurai Knives

The spirit of Samurai “Bushido” has never fade away from the history of Japan. The art of greatest swordsmiths has been inherited through 780 years till now. Seki's reputation for quality knives are now prized all over the world.

Takayama Festival Float

Takayama Festival is ranked as one of Japan’s most beautiful festival. At the hall exhibits elaborately decorated floats which are several hundred years’ old and spectacular examples of Takayama’s legendary craftsmanship.


HISTORICAL BUILDING

Gujo Hachiman Hyakurankan Museum

This tax office was built in the Taisho period. Inside the building, there are some exhibitions about history, water environment and Gujo dance along with a Gujo Hachiman's catchphrase, "Water and Dance Castle Town".

Takayama Jinya

Takayama Jinya used to be a government office in the Edo Period (1603-1868) that was ruled by Hida-no-yakuni. Out of 60 jinya that existed during the Edo Period, this one is the only one left in its original shape and is a designated Historical Monument. Presently, it is a museum where you can learn about the history of Takayama, and it houses various historic exhibits from the Edo Period to the present.

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