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Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato)

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Address: 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi | 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi, 506-0055, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
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Authentic homes moved from a nearby valley and preserved intact make this...

Authentic homes moved from a nearby valley and preserved intact make this attraction a very special "open air museum."

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A good choice if hare staying in Takayama and want to see some of the Hida region typical houses without going too far. In this small area there are around 30 buildings of many... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A good choice if hare staying in Takayama and want to see some of the Hida region typical houses without going too far. In this small area there are around 30 buildings of many different styles. Inside there are explanations on the lifestyle of the inhabitants of these mountain regiona of Japan. We spent there 3-4 hours and found the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Incredibly peaceful and a step back in time. Takes about an hour to wander and enjoy - wasn't packed when we were there, so we were mainly on our own. Wouldn't be so enjoyable if it was busy. An easy bus ride just from the bus stop outside back into town - about 10 mins trip. Can easily enjoy the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a pleasant few hours here on a rainy Friday. Very interesting houses and displays. Scenery was beautiful. Pity there weren't more people manning the displays on the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hida Folk village is a beautiful open air museum featuring several old style houses, giving you a fabulous insight into Japanese culture and history. Such a pretty and tranquil place, easily reached by bus, 10 mins from Takayama station. Buy a combination ticket from the station, which includes return bus fare and the entrance fee.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hida Folk Village was a really fun way of exploring how Japanese culture was a few hundred years ago. The buildings were filled with lots of interesting information, but what really made it great were the toy and game stations. We spent quite a bit of time attempting to successfully spin an old fashioned top and I sprayed the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is in these parts of Japan an worth wile visit. Nice houses from around 1850 until 1950. Houses can be visited in site as well, every time you have to take of your shoes. The translation's are a good thing. Three kinds of walking suggestions lead you true the park. Reminds me of Zuiderzee museum in North Holland.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Takayama both for the scenery getting her by train (and weren't disappointed) and for Hidanosato. We got the admission ticket and round trip bus fare at the bus station adjacent to the train station for 930 yen. Regular price would be 1120 (700 for admission and 210 each way on the bus). You can walk there, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot - a bit like Sovereign Hill in Japan! Our toddler had so much fun watching the geese in the pond and the old water wheel, while we enjoyed the old style houses. There were lots of things to do for bigger kids too (eg water pistol games at the entrance). This is easily combined with the fantastic teddy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a half day trip when in the area. The "village" is charming and does a good job at preserving and displaying the historical buildings, history and culture of the area. My husband and I rode bicycles from Takayama which we would NOT RECOMMEND doing as the village is up a very steep hill. Take the bus instead. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our favorite places to visit. Each home had a different exhibit inside. The homes are in a beautiful setting. We were there on a rainy day, but the paths are paved and you have much to see in the houses. Friendly staff, quiet and away from city bustle for a change of pace.

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