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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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Special glimpse of the past

The first few steps into this "village" were discouraging - an opportunity to "dress-up" in Japanese clothing, games for children, and ducks in a cage. However, just a few steps... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
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Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The first few steps into this "village" were discouraging - an opportunity to "dress-up" in Japanese clothing, games for children, and ducks in a cage. However, just a few steps more led us to fascinating experiences of the past. The houses themselves were interesting - with thatched roofs, thick wood beams bound with hemp, and central fireplaces. But there were... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stop for 3/4 hours and slowly enjoy the village. Do not hesitate to lost yourself in some small Streets. The restaurants near the entry are goods and cheap.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was wonderful walking all over the village, taking our time with each house. We were amazed that some of the houses were transported from other locations to the village with the sole aim to preserve the history. And there were plenty of history to learn from the Village. Highly recommended for anyone who is interested to learn about a... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are many streets which are quite old. There are shops and restaurants but it quite casual and not overcrowded. Takes you back over 100 years or so, very worthwhile if you like other cultures.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is a dream come true for anyone interested in Japanese history. Reconstructions of old buildings, each with tools and arts from the era, a nice little lake with water birds, a couple of places to try and buy souvenirs. Obviously a must-see when in Hida! Only thing to be aware of: this place is a very, very popular... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

it was a cool drizzly day and hatdly anyone there. it was very green and wuiet. A nice white swan on the lake. My twin bous, almost 12, weren't impressed but did like the word carver. We ended up buying a 2 owl statue he carved while the kids watched, it was pricey but very good workmanship and hand carved... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great chance to see lots of traditional Japanese buildings from the past, beautifully laid out round a picturesque lake. Very informative with most information in English as well as Japanese.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit to the Hida Village. It was not busy at all and in a very relaxing setting. Very peaceful! You can also see the Japanese Alps from here. We walked here from the downtown area. It's a bit of a trek in the heat, but worth seeing

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Typical houses where agricultural tools are displayed. Crafts like the production of silk and paper are also illustrated. There is a shrine and for the children a stamp trail and a few games.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, beautiful pond and nature. The only drawback is that there would be more equipped interior of houses. Nice walk for 2 hours.

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