Retro Town In Takayama

Retro Town In Takayama is one of the best places to travel in Hida-Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for map, how to get there, spots nearby, attractions and photos of Retro Town In Takayama posted by Japanese travelers in the know.

Retro Town In Takayama 5 Reviews

The central town of Takayama, located at Hida Region of Japan, had been developed as a castle town and business town since Edo Period. There're many wooden houses, and we can enjoy good-old atmosphere. Here in Sanmachi Street, tourist enjoy food, sake, local handiworks, and so on.

The alleys with latticed walls and waterways make us feel like traveling to the old Edo Period (around 1600-1860). The castle town are lined with many long-established shops. And a government office at that time 'Takayama Jinya' and the morning market are also famous as tourist spots. You can touch the history and cultures of Hida Region.◎12min walk from JR Takayama Station. There're many toll parking areas.

Many various sake breweries get together, and you can visit one by one to taste their original sake. Feeling the good flavor and deep taste of sake prepared in winter, I was very surprised the differences of these tastes! Selections of each sake brewery will make your both hands full in no time.

The Castle Town is a preservation districts for traditional architectures and remains a retro atmosphere at that time. There are some antique shops, sake storehouses and local cuisines, so the town called 'Small Kyoto' is a popular sightseeing spots in Japan.

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