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Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato)

1-590 Kamiokamotomachi | 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi, 506-0055, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-33-4711
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Very Impressive Cultural Preserve

About 30 structures dating back as far as 1600's were relocated here. Well curated and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TomBrodehl
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Danville, Ca
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Good half day sightseeing, close to city centre

A good, relaxing half day trip, close to the city centre. Well kept and all signage and information... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SML112
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Authentic homes moved from a nearby valley and preserved intact make this attraction a very special "open air museum."
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  • Average9%
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1-590 Kamiokamotomachi | 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi, 506-0055, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

About 30 structures dating back as far as 1600's were relocated here. Well curated and very informative. Save money and buy your round trip city bus fare and park admission at bus terminal ticket window

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good, relaxing half day trip, close to the city centre. Well kept and all signage and information in English. Highly recommended.

Thank SML112
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived at 4 pm so had an hour to see the village which is possible. I came on foot from the station which took around half an hour. It's on the other side of the station as is the picturesque part of Takayama. If...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hida folk village was interesting, well preserved and insightful to past way of living. Good value for money, lots of photo opportunities.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit if you are staying in/near Takayama. The village itself is picturesque and lovely to walk through. The houses are well preserved inside and out. I found the exhibits, though somewhat basic in presentation, fascinating and rich in content.

1  Thank Michelle Y
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and quiet village near Takayama (only 10 minutes by bus). I bought combo bus & entrance ticket for 930 yen per person at bus station in Takayama (cheaper than buying separate). On the entrance, you can find free rental umbrella, so you don't need...More

Thank Arlene L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the site in the late afternoon and straight away was captivated by the serene and tranquility of the place. One can feed the fishes, engage in village crafts or just simply walk in a place that has stood still in time. I would also...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place but I have not been to the place for sometime. I should go back soon. I like Kominka so want to stay in the traditional kominka next time, I stayed in a hotel in 2017. Wi-Fi is available everywhere and the one stop...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely couple of hours walking around Hida folk village. It was nice and quiet when we visited in June. Lovely location and great to get an overview of traditional Japan. Easy to get to using the bus and a great deal to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been there today as a part of our Takayama stay. Really cool and relaxed atmosphere. Get to know a lot about ancient Japanese life and habits. Really interesting!

Thank Marcel B
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April 16, 2018|
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Response from Caroline C | Reviewed this property |
At Takayama Bus Station, you can buy bus ticket including Hida No Sato entrance fee. Cheaper if you buy it together as 1 package (bus return ticket + entrance fee). Last bus 04.40 pm from Hida (if schedule not change) but... More
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joanpape2017
January 7, 2017|
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Response from Belgy11 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Of course you can walk from Takayama to the village, it's about 40 minutes walk. You also can take the bus at the train station, and then it would be 10 minutes on the bus. When you walk to Hida Takayama, you can first... More
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Response from mieppus | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are several simple restaurants were you can eat.
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