Sights in Gifu

Takayama Jinya

The only surviving outpost of its kind in Japan. Experience the history and culture of Edo

Gasshozukuri Minkaen Outdoor Museum

A community of naturally nestled gabled thatched-roof houses has been faithfully recreated

Shirakawago

The village of gassho-zukuri houses which has been recognized as a World Heritage site where tradition and a way of l...

Furui Machinami(Sanmachi-dori)

A must-see during a tour of Takayama. An old town of character with hints of the Edo Era.

Hida Folk Village

Enjoy the good old days of a rural landscape and the culture & customs of the Hida district

Sakurayama Hachiman-gu Shrine/Takayama Festival Yatai Kaikan (Exhibition Hall)

A majestic shrine famous for the autumn Takayama Festival. Enjoy the splendor of the yatai floats adorning the festiv...

Hida Kokubun-ji Temple

A giant 1250-year-old gingko tree stands tall within this ancient temple which has existed since the Nara Era

Takayama Morning Market

This market which amasses many of the special products of Takayama is considered to be one of the three great morning...

Sakurayama Nikkokan

A 1/10th scale replica of Tosho-gu Shrine which will amaze you with the exquisite craft in building it

Gero Onsen

One of Japan’s most popular onsen along with Arima Onsen and Kusatsu Onsen, Gero Onsen is famous for its waters benef...

Gifu Castle (Mt. Kinka Ropeway)

The famed impregnable castle completed by the Nagara River and the steep cliffs of Mt. Kinka

Gujo Hachiman

An old-fashioned castle town whose culture in tandem with water continues to thrive

Shin-Hotaka Ropeway

Head for a place above the clouds on Japan’s first double-decker ropeway!

Oku-Hida Onsen Village

A group of 5 remote hot springs in an area of rustic beauty at the foot of the Northern Alps

Takayama City

A castle town of character which is popularly known as the Little Kyoto of Hida

Akechi Railway

A spirited local railroad on which you can enjoy a Japanese countryside of the good old days

Nagara River Cormorant Fishing (Ukai)

The 1300-year-old custom of cormorant fishing on the Nagara River is a symbol of summer in Gifu City

Ena Valley

One of the foremost places of scenic beauty in the Chubu region created from a natural formation and a dam

Hida Furukawa

An old townscape with spirit, craftsmanship and delicious sake. The appeal of old-style Japan is squeezed into this t...

Magome-juku

A post town with an old-fashioned appearance at the foot of the mountain range including the beautiful Mt. Ena