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Takayama Museums

Takayama Museums: Takayama has many notable museums including Hida Folk Village, Takayama Matsuri Yatai Kaikan and Takayama Jinya.

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Hida Folk Village (Hida no Sato)

Hida Folk Village (Hida no Sato) is a collection of over 30 Edo Period buildings in an open air museum in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture.

Hida Folk Archaeological Museum

A museum and former samurai house, the Hida Folk Archaeological Museum houses both a collection of historical and prehistoric objects from the region, as well as secret passages that wouldn't be ou

Kusakabe Folk Museum in Takayama


The town of Takayama in the Japanese Alps is home to many merchant houses, including that of the Kusakabe family, now transformed into a folk art museum.


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Fujii Folk Art Museum

The small town of Takayama, in Gifu prefecture, has a traditional face and is a real little Kyoto of the Alps.

Takayama Yatai Kaikan

Takayama Yatai Kaikan

All year round, inside Hachiman-gu Sakurayama Shrine, Takayama Yatai Kaikan Exhibition Hall with high ceilings, presents four of the eleven yatai, the three-floor floats, which parade during the f

Museum Hida-no-Sato

Hida-no-Sato Museum

Few museums seem as alive as Hida-no-Sato, which attracts visitors both for its traditional houses and its authentic Japanese crafts.

Museum lacquers Shunkei

Shunkei Lacquer Museum

Cuts in the bark of a tree exposes the raw plant flesh, from which flows clear and thick blood, which is highly toxic.

Museum inro

Inro Museum

Although their beauty indisputable, kimonos have a defect. They do not have pockets. How can you carry your bits-and-peices without the hassle?