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Stroll by canals and history

A gentle walk by the canals, gazing at the carp and the historic buildings is a great way to relax... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2017
Animation "Kime no namae wa" (Your name)

I was in Hida Furukawa on a rainy day because of the animation/ cartoon 'Kime no namae wa'. Walked... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2017
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Furukawacho Ichinomachi, Hida 509-4234, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

The old centre of Hida town is an underrated and less popular attraction than many similar places in this region, and hence seems less visited than other heritage sites. There are relatively few tourist shops, restaurants or commercial operations along the old streets, which are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank venividivice
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

....bask in the sound of running water, watch the jostling giant carp, relish the peacefulness. This town is a must visit. 15 mins from Takayama by train. Y2150 for a return double ticket unreserved seats. Pick up a walking map of the town as you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Amazing quiet small town with Japanese traditional culture, the air was very clean, one of the beautiful town we visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Edward2CH
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Oct 10 Before leaving Hida we enjoyed a stop here. In a quiet, safe, and landscaped setting, we follow the meandering canals adjoining homes. Resident carp swim in the canals and wait for the visitors to buy food from the kiosks along the way. They...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed May 9, 2017

If you really want to immerse in the culture of Japanese old and new culture, this is the place. You have the sense of zen and peace as you strolled this sleepy little clean and untouched town. Everyone was so quiet and in order. No...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

A gentle walk by the canals, gazing at the carp and the historic buildings is a great way to relax and enjoy the beauty that traditional Japanese villages represent.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

I was in Hida Furukawa on a rainy day because of the animation/ cartoon 'Kime no namae wa'. Walked around the town for a little bit and wish to spend more time in Furukawa in my next visit.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Quack H
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Wow. This is such a cute place. The walk by the canals and surrounds are gorgeous and peaceful. Surprisingly the current in the canals are quite strong and those carps are the biggest I have ever seen. The water in the canal is very clear...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed December 14, 2015

We spend 1/2 a day in Hida Fukuwara, a beautiful quiet town north of Takayama. The serene canals that run through the middle of town gives it a very calm feeling. We spend some time at the Yatai museum which added flavour and depth to...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank BertSG
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