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Friday, October 29, 2010

Picture of the Week Takayama, Gifu, Japan

Takayama (高山市) is a city located in Gifu, Japan. It is a small beautiful city known for its traditional architecture and crafts. Takayama lies in the ancient Hida district tucked away between the mountains of the Japan Alps. It is a great place to spend a few days or to use as a base to visit the mountains or surrounding onsen hot springs.

This picture is of the Hida Takayama folk village, which is near Takayama.

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  1. I've been there in summer and it really is incredible. We stayed in a ryokan at the foothills of the mountains and it was the most relaxing two days out of our entire trip to Japan!

  2. Thanks PlanJapan, it is a fantastic place to visit any time of the year but magical in the winter with the hot springs and snow.

  3. Thanks PlanJapan, it is a special place and great to visit any time of the year. Winter is really magical because of the snow and hot springs.


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