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Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato)

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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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1-590 Kamiokamotomachi | 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi, 506-0055, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a much small gassho village and a lot easier to access than Shirakawago. There are a few gassho house and they made an effort to incorporate different types into this village. It is very easy to get to from Takayama station, like a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a recreation of the gassho type of traditional houses found in Shirakawago. If one if conscious of budget and time, the illumination, although not rivaling the winter light up in Shirakawago, is definitely worth seeing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bornean
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hida Folk Village covers quite a large area and has several original buildings that have been dismantled and relocated from their original locations in the surrounding area. They have been arranged around an original reservoir which forms a picturesque lake in the village and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Copa6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Catch the bus from the center of Takayama and buy the combo ticket. Grab some food as there isn’t much nearby. Even in winter with access limited due to the snow and ice, this was a fun afternoon spent back in time wandering around the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MattM6031
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this village with my 8 months old baby. It is easy to walk the area with a stroller. Some houses are not accessible due to heavy snow. It is definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gizemaclan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful small village with amazing, We were there in late mid of December and whilst there was no snow, . I spent 3 hours there with my family and this is first time we visit the place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janet N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While this is an contrived village (being a collection of buildings relocated from other areas, rather than a genuine community) it is very attractively laid out on a hillside rising above a small lake, offering views of Takayama and the surrounding slopes. The buildings range...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful quaint village with amazing view! We were there in mid December and whilst there was no snow in the nearby town of Takayama, there was plenty of snow at the Hida village. The kids had a good time snow ball fighting and trying to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small village where you can see different types of vintage houses. I spent an enjoyable two hours there with my family. In here, you can take your time to play old style games and to enjoy the scenary because it is less...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

The folk village is worth a visit and is easily reached by bus from the terminal at Takayama JR Station. Combined bus and village entrance ticket can be purchased at the bus terminal.

Date of experience: November 2018
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April 16, 2018|
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Response from ccanseria | 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
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
November 21, 2016|
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Response from mieppus | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are several simple restaurants were you can eat.