Best Tourist Spots In Gifu

Here're best Tourist Spots in Gifu. We released a ranking of reviews about Tourist Spots posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Gifu.

Stunning Views


20 Review

Address:Ogi-machi Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun, Gifu

Access:10 min by car from Shirakawago IC. By bus, 50 min from Takayama Station.


Top Review:Amazing View Of A World Heritage Site From The Observatory

Shirakawa Village is a heavy snowfall area, but it snowed not so much for us to visit here this winter. And we can enjoy the snowy landscape as much as we want! It will snow more during February, so you're still in time to see this scenery.

Spots With Great Nature


20 Review

Address:Ogi-machi Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun, Gifu

Access:10 min by car from Shirakawago IC. By bus, 50 min from Takayama Station.


Top Review:Japanese Country Landscape Known To The World! A Village Of Gassho Frame Houses

Registered as a World Cultural Heritage Site, Shirakawa-go Village is popular among not only Japanese but also sightseers from foreign countries. The landscape of beautiful gassho frame (steep roof) houses that also have a function to pass the snowy winter is magnificent in a word.

Instagrammable Spots

Address:955 Higashimae-cho Hiramachi, Ogaki-shi, Gifu

Access:By bus, 15 min from JR Ōgaki Station to Sugue, then 8 min walk. 35 min by car from Gifu Station.

Top Review:You Can Take Various Pictures! A Photogenic Sunflower Field

The sunflower field itself is of course attractive, but in addition, you can enjoy Sunflower Tunnel people can walk through, and the collaboration with Shinkansen Super Express. They're worth taking pictures. It's possible to take Doctor Yellow (a rare train running to check the Shinkansen tracks) in your pictures!


Address:374-1 Ogimachi Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun, Gifu



Top Review:Irori Teishoku Set Meal You Can Eat All Specialties Of Hida & Shirakawago

Located at Shirakawago, a world heritage site, IRORI is a restaurant of a thatched roof and gassho zukuri architecture. Such as Hida Beef, grilled tororo (grated yam), a specialty Gassho Tofu, you can eat all foods that you should eat when you come to Shirakawago.◎Irori Teishoku 2484yen


Address:1134 Echigo-machi, Takayama-shi, Gifu


Top Review:Luxury! One Floor Each For Men & Women. 10 Kinds Of Hot Spring Baths

Large bathrooms that spread to two floors has most kinds in Hida as well as the great view of the Japan North Alps. Indoor ones, and baths made from stones and Japanese cypress for outside baths, and pot bath…you can enjoy the humectant hot spring water by many various moods.

Spots With Beautiful Flowers

Address:255-3 Aburajima Kaizu-cho, Kaizu-shi, Gifu

Access:20 min by bus from Ishizu Station to Kiso Sansen Park

Top Review:Beautiful Wavy Patterns Of Various Tulips

There're 157 kinds of and 300 thousand tulip, muscari, and hyacinth all around the garden, we can feel the arrival of spring. The entrance fees and parking area are free, and it's located near a famous Nabana-no Sato, so we can enjoy these two gardens together. The Tulip Festival in 2019 starts from March 25th!

Beautiful Townscape

Address:Kamisannomachi, Takayama-shi, Gifu

Access:By car, 120min from Matsumoto IC. Or 12min walk from Takayama Station.

Top Review:Time Travel To Edo Period! A Castle Town With Retro Atmosphere

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.

Shrines And Temples

Address:Itadori, Seki-shi, Gifu

Access:50 min by car from Gifu city. Nemichi Shrine's parking area is available.

Top Review:A Pond Like A Painting Of Claude Monet

The water lilies and carp swimming elegantly in the very clear springwater, are like pond in a painting of Monet! In summer, the flowers would bloom, and the scene becomes more beautiful!

Summer Destinations

Address:Between Nagara Bridge and Kinka Bridge. the side of Nagara River, Gifu-shi, Gifu

Access:Shuttle bus is available from JR Gifu Station. By car or taxi, 8 min from Gifu Station.

Top Review:Surprising Volley Of 30 Thousand Fireworks

In 2018, Nagaragawa Chūnichi Firework Festival was postponed for a month because of typhoon. In addition, the other firework festivals in this area were canceled, so many people visited this year.

Autumn Destinations

Sogi Park

5 Review

Address:Sogi-cho, Toki-shi, Gifu

Access:By car or taxi, 20 min from Mizunami Station, 80 min from Gifu Station.

Top Review:Impressive Autumn Color Reflections Like A Mirror World

You can see lively three colors of autumn leaves in the daytime, but, you must see the night light-up when you visit Sogi Park! There're eight ponds in the park, and each of them has different scenery of upside-down maple trees. Specialty, many people got together at the pond just near the entrance.◎Light-up from November 9th to 18th in 2018. Some time periods prohibit the use of tripod, so please have good manners and enjoy taking pictures.

Winter Destinations

Address:Akigami Onsen Ryokan 355 Kurumi Jima, Asahi-cho, Takayama-shi, Gifu

Access:60 min by bus from JR Takayama Station to Akigami Onsen

Top Review:Blue In Daytime, Rainbow At Night! Beautiful Light-up Only During Winter

Hyotenka-no Mori (Sub-Zero Forest) at Akigami Onsen Town in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture. People sprinkle water to make these ice pillars, and they look blue in daytime and are lighted up in rainbow colors at night. It's very cold at night, so you need thick winter clothes.

Events And Festivals (Omatsuri)


20 Review

Address:Ogi-machi Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun, Gifu

Access:10 min by car from Shirakawago IC. By bus, 50 min from Takayama Station.


Top Review:Seven Days Illumination of Shirakawa-go Which People All Over the World Wait Anxiously

The tickets are sold out in a few minutes and tourists come from all over the world. It is one of the representative winter event in Japan. Living World Heritage where the villagers live is enveloped in lights.

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