Guided Tour of Hida Folk Village, Followed by Matsukurayama Nature Hike

You will get a feel for how Japanese villagers lived in the Edo period when you see their houses preserved in their original condition, along with the tools and furniture that they used. You can also participate in seasonal activities, arts and crafts, or try out some old-fashioned toys.
Your guide, a native English-speaker and long-time resident of Hida Takayama, will give you an in-depth explanation of the Folk Village and the exhibits there.

After visiting the Folk Village, you will hike up the mountain behind it to the site of an old castle. From the top, you can see the whole of Takayama, as well as the mountains beyond. Your guide will point out edible plants and other interesting points along the way.

After your hike, you can head down the hill to browse the shops or get refreshments.
* Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Takayama, Japan
* Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> Nature & Wildlife




You will get a feel for how Japanese villagers lived in the Edo period when you see their houses preserved in their original condition, along with the tools and furniture that they used. You can also participate in seasonal activities, arts and crafts, or try out some old-fashioned toys.
Your guide, a native English-speaker and long-time resident of Hida Takayama, will give you an in-depth explanation of the Folk Village and the exhibits there.

After visiting the Folk Village, you will hike up the mountain behind it to the site of an old castle. From the top, you can see the whole of Takayama, as well as the mountains beyond. Your guide will point out edible plants and other interesting points along the way.

After your hike, you can head down the hill to browse the shops or get refreshments.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato), 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi, Takayama 506-0055 Gifu Prefecture

We will guide you through the Folk Village, where you can get a feel for how villagers lived in Edo-period Japan.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Matsukura Castle Ruins, KamIokamotocho, Takayama Gifu Prefecture

We will hike up to the top of the hill, where Matsukura Castle once stood. From the site of the castle keep, you can take in the whole city of Takayama, and get a splendid view of the Japan Alps, too.

Duration: 1 hour