Half-Day Takayama Walking Tour with an English Speaking Guide

  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • E-Ticket
  • 3.5 hr

Let's walk around the Takayama city and enjoy communicating to local people with a well informed guide. Enjoy communicating to the Takayama local people during the tour, your guide is happy to help you!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: H.I.S.Co., Ltd.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hida Kokubun-ji Temple

Only one of Sanju no to (three storied pagoda) in Hida area. You can also see a 1250 year old great gingko tree on the temple ground. (Admission fee to see treasures is not included)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At:

One of the most famous morning markets in Japan. You can buy fresh vegetables, fruits and also traditional product of Takayama. Communication with the Takayama people will definitely be an unforgettable memory for you. Your English guide is always happy to help you .

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Takayama Jinya

Good experience the atmosphere of the Edo governor here. It is the only site of government office where the main building still remains. Takayama Jinya used to be a base to rule the Hida area at the time when the Shogunate directly controlled the domain. It kept its function of protecting the Hida area for 300 years until half a century ago.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nakabashi Bridge

Nakabashi is the symbolic red bridge of Takayama old town. This site is the best place to take a beautiful photo.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kusakabe Folk Museum

This is the place to visit if you want to feel like you are back in the Edo period. Kusakabe Mingei kan (a folk museum) is registered as a National Important Cultural Property and you can learn how a townhouse of the Edo period was built. Also the bride's basket which brought her to Kusakabe family and the outfit which she wore at her wedding are exhibited there.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At:

Takayama Old Town has been keeping the township of Edo period with many buildings and streets from the time when it thrived as a town of wealthy merchants. The southern half of the town called Uemachi has a sake brewery, shops of traditional crafts, sweets and more, and the northern half is where may shops related to the local living remain.

Duration: 50 minutes
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