Tourist Attractions Around Hida Takayama

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Shirakawa-goShirakawa-go 50 min by bus Gassho-zukuri village in Shirakawa-go were listed as sites of The World Heritage. The atmosphere of the villages with traditional houses standing side by side looks just like a fairy tale. Houses built in the "gassho style" are defined as having a roof in the shape of a triangle, similar to hands folded in prayer.
Kamikochi

Kamikochi

90 min by bus Kamikochi has some of Japan's most spectacular mountain scenery, and variety of hiking trails. Kamikochi is located 1,500meters above sea level, and part of the Chubu Sangaku National Park. Open from middle of April until November 15.
Hida Furukawa

Hida Furukawa

15 min by JR train The main two traditional economies are the production of sake and Japanese candles. Crafts such as Ichii-Itto Bori (One Knife Carving) or Hida Shunkei (lacquer ware maintaining the beauty of wood pattern) are flourished. Variety festivals has been held all over the year.
Okuhida

Okuhida

60 min to Hirayu Hot Spring, another 30 min to Shinhodaka by bus It is located in the northern part of Gifu. There are lots of Hot springs places such as Hirayu, Fukuji, Shin-Hirayu, Tochio, and Shin-Hodaka around Japan Alps. Hirayu Onsen Hot spring has developed and been known as the healing springs since someone found a old monkey healing its wound with hotsprings in the middle of 16th century. Hirayu-otaki Falls is not far from the town. the frozen waterfall is illuminated by light in winter.
Mont Deus Hidakuraiyama Snow Park

Ski Resort

30 min by shuttle bus Mont Deus Hidakuraiyama Snow Park
A quad lift takes you directly up to the summit with a vast panoramic view. Beginners also can ski down by enjoying the nice view through the Wood Course. Varieties of slope layouts are designed from Panorama Bahn for middle-advanced skiers to Familia Bahn and Kinder Bahn that are suitable for families.
Shinhotaka Ropeway

Shinhotaka Ropeway

90 min by bus The Shinhotaka Ropeway consists of two lines. The No. 2 Ropeway is the first aerial lift in Japan to use double decker cabins.
Mt. Norikura

Mt. Norikura

90 min by bus Mt. Norikura draws the graceful curves at the southern part of the Northern Alps. Starting with the main "Sword" peak 3026m, it has 23 peaks, 7 crater lakes, 8 extends of plains. It has been specially designated as the protected area of the National Park.
Gujo Hachiman

Gujo Hachiman

90 min by bus It's popular for Gujo-odori. This festival is held In summer. People enjoy Gujo-odori dance that continues for 32 nights. The four days of the climax are called the All-Night Dance, and tourists join in the dancing.

Map of Tourist Attractions Around Hida Takayama