Full Day Tour of Takayama

Your guide – a native English speaker and long-term resident of Hida Takayama – will lead you through the old town, telling you about the architecture and how it relates to the region’s unique history. There are tasty things to eat and drink along the way, as well as beautiful sights and many other discoveries to be made.

There is too much to cover in just a few hours, so the route and the explanation will be tailored to your particular interests. Whether you are here for sake or Hida Beef, or to get off the beaten path, we can help you to find what you are looking for, and maybe something you aren’t expecting.
* Duration: 2 to 8 hours
* Starts: Takayama, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Your guide – a native English speaker and long-term resident of Hida Takayama – will lead you through the old town, telling you about the architecture and how it relates to the region’s unique history. There are tasty things to eat and drink along the way, as well as beautiful sights and many other discoveries to be made.

There is too much to cover in just a few hours, so the route and the explanation will be tailored to your particular interests. Whether you are here for sake or Hida Beef, or to get off the beaten path, we can help you to find what you are looking for, and maybe something you aren’t expecting.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Takayama Betsuin Shorenji Temple, 6 Teppoumachi, Takayama 506-0857 Gifu Prefecture

You will learn how the location of this temple relates to the history of the town.

Stop At: Sakurayama Hachimangu Shrine, 178 Sakuramachi, Takayama 506-0858 Gifu Prefecture

You will learn about the role of this Shinto shrine in the founding of Takayama

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Shiroyama Park, 1-1 Shiroyama, Takayama 506-0822 Gifu Prefecture

You will enjoy a walk in the woods, and observe the layout of the town from the vantage point of the castle mount.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Higashiyama Walking Course, Atagomachi, Takayama Gifu Prefecture

You will see temples, shrines, and residential neighborhoods, and learn about the history and architecture of Takayama. We can cover as much or as little of the walking course as you like.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Funasaka Shuzo Brewery, 105 Kamisannomachi, Takayama 506-0846 Gifu Prefecture

You may rest in the lovely courtyard and enjoy a cup of sake that was made right there.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Harada Sake Brewery, 10 Kamisannomachi, Takayama 506-0846 Gifu Prefecture

You may taste the local sake at this historic brewery, and the several others located in old town Takayama.

Duration: 15 minutes