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Top things to do in Takayama

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Ranked #1 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; Cultural
Authentic homes moved from a nearby valley and preserved intact make this attraction a very special "open air museum."
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Ranked #2 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
Owner description: Three quaint streets comprise this popular neighborhood, tastefully dotted with alluring sake breweries, museums and miso... more » Owner description: Three quaint streets comprise this popular neighborhood, tastefully dotted with alluring sake breweries, museums and miso shops. « less
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Ranked #3 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Cultural
Temples and shrines, a castle and private homes are among the sights along this 3.5 kilometer self-paced walking tour.
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Ranked #4 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #5 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Its extensive glass collection is the main attraction of this popular art museum.
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Ranked #6 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural
This interesting structure has been a government building since the 17th century and is now open to the public.
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Ranked #7 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Four remarkable 17th century floats occupy this museum celebrating Takayama’s famous Autumn Festival.
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Ranked #8 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #9 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Other
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Ranked #10 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
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Ranked #11 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Geologic Formations; Lookouts; Outdoors
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Ranked #12 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #13 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
This museum displays hundreds of lion-masks traditionally used in ritual Japanese dance.
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Ranked #14 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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Ranked #15 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: History Museums; Museums
Local crafts and fire-fighting equipment are among the items on display in this city-owned museum.
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Ranked #16 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Museums
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Ranked #17 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
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Ranked #18 of 47 attractions in Takayama
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Ranked #19 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #20 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #21 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: Takayama’s old town district still boasts some of these merchant houses dating from the prosperous Edo period, when Tokyo was... more » Owner description: Takayama’s old town district still boasts some of these merchant houses dating from the prosperous Edo period, when Tokyo was under Shogun rule. « less
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Ranked #22 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Government Buildings; Cultural
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Ranked #23 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Hot Springs/ Geysers; Outdoors
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Ranked #24 of 47 attractions in Takayama
  • Enjoyable Day trip 09/12/2012
Category: Waterfalls; Bodies of Water; Outdoors
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Ranked #25 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Museums
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Ranked #26 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Other
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Ranked #27 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #29 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Fine art blends with a dizzying array of regular household items in this preserved home; a candle maker once lived and worked... more » Owner description: Fine art blends with a dizzying array of regular household items in this preserved home; a candle maker once lived and worked here. « less
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Ranked #30 of 47 attractions in Takayama
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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