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Takayama in Gifu Prefecture 1

Photos: Takayama -Beautiful traditional cityscape in the mountain area

If you go to Shirakawago Village, a world heritage site in the Hida region in Japan, stop by Takayama located nearby. Takayama is the center of the Hida region. Here you can stroll through the old streets. You will feel old Japanese life that has already been lost in Tokyo and other places. As for Takayama, I mentioned in the following article about the animated movie "Your Name." There are many places around Takayama that have become film locations in "Your Name."

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Photos: Shirakawago Village in autumn

In Shirakawa-go (Gifu Prefecture), a traditional village that has been registered as a World Heritage Site, you can enjoy beautiful autumn colors and snow in winter. In Shirakawa-go, the first snow falls around the middle of November. In late December, you can see the pure white world like the pictures in ...

Fireworks in Takayama, Japan (free public event) - in traditional Japanese style, deployed from handheld bamboo cylinders = Shutterstock
Photos: Major summer festivals in Japan!

From July to August, Japan is extremely hot except for Hokkaido and some mountainous areas. So basically, I can't really recommend summer trips to Japan except Hokkaido and so on. But if you like festivals, then it might be fun to come to Japan in the summer. There are many amazing ...

Photos of Takayama

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Takayama in Gifu Prefecture

 

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Takayama in Gifu Prefecture

 

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Takayama in Gifu Prefecture

 

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Takayama in Gifu Prefecture

 

 

Map of Takayama

 

 

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Shirakawago Village in autumn = Shutterstock 1
Photos: Shirakawago Village in autumn

In Shirakawa-go (Gifu Prefecture), a traditional village that has been registered as a World Heritage Site, you can enjoy beautiful autumn colors and snow in winter. In Shirakawa-go, the first snow falls around the middle of November. In late December, you can see the pure white world like the pictures in ...

Fireworks in Takayama, Japan (free public event) - in traditional Japanese style, deployed from handheld bamboo cylinders = Shutterstock
Photos: Major summer festivals in Japan!

From July to August, Japan is extremely hot except for Hokkaido and some mountainous areas. So basically, I can't really recommend summer trips to Japan except Hokkaido and so on. But if you like festivals, then it might be fun to come to Japan in the summer. There are many amazing ...

 

 

2020-06-08

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