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Address: Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
Description: Three quaint streets comprise this popular neighborhood, tastefully dotted...
Three quaint streets comprise this popular neighborhood, tastefully dotted with alluring sake breweries, museums and miso shops.
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Excellent place for a one-day visit

old Japanese style town with plenty of high-quality snacks and shops. If you can't visit Kyoto, then this place is a good alternative to get a taste of the classic building style... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Breda, The Netherlands
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Breda, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

old Japanese style town with plenty of high-quality snacks and shops. If you can't visit Kyoto, then this place is a good alternative to get a taste of the classic building style and taste some of the famous Hida-beef. The hida-beef sushi is especially tasty but don't miss out, take a stroll around town besides the busy old-style street.

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makati city, philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is a nice place to get souvenirs and Hida beef snacks (on a stick, or as sushi). The old houses are preserved wonderfully. If you can go early, do it to avoid the crowds.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We visited April 2015 and this was one of our favourite places in Japan. The entire shopping area or "Old Town" as it's called is in the ancient, or Traditional Japanese style buildings. It's really quite neat to go and visit Historical places such as this and to be able to get up close and have a good look around.... More 

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Brussels
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Except for the Takayama Ninja museum, which I enjoyed greatly (I gave it 5 points), I found Takayama in general, and this streets of historical buildings in particular, far too touristic (almost Disney-like) for my taste.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

It must be a nice place with lots of beautiful old buildings and good looking shops if there are not too many tourists. Unfortunately we hit the wrong time. We were pushed to and fro by a group of bad mannered tourists and were hardly able to visit the cute shops. We therefore decided to come back to this place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

It is the area where most of the traditional shops are found. All streets are surrounded by very Japanese houses, giving you a sense of tranquility. I was most impressed by the small stores selling hot food, they were not only hot, but also represented the very essential part of food in Takayama - Wagyu, Michi and roasted beef! A... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

A beautiful day to walk along the old town road filled with many shops selling all sort of Japanese items. We had BBQ beef stick & Green Tea ice cream...yummy! There were many tourists in this area, really crowded. There are many Cherry Blossom trees around, beautiful sight. A Must Visit! Cheers! See Pics!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The interesting place to look in Takayama City, requires about two hours walking. The historical district, full of traditional restaurants with sake and interesting gift shops with local traditional crafts productions. Unfortunately, there are two many people there and all places close at 5 o'clock - two early. The historical buildings are all preserved in good conditions - possibly too... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

It's an old town which still retains it's charm, wooden houses, pedestrian walkways. And delicious food all around... Try the hida beef sushi, beef bun (gyu-man) and beef croquette (yes Takayama is famous for the beef ;-)

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Austin, Texas
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We had some extra time to kill between our train and bus so we took a stroll in this area. I would recommend walking around and taking in the shops. There is a lot of old style charm in this area and it is very nice to see.

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