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Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall

178 Sakura-machi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-32-5100
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Four remarkable 17th century floats occupy this museum celebrating Takayama’s famous Autumn Festival.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (33 reviews)
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178 Sakura-machi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 577-32-5100
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"behind glass"
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"on display"
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"beautiful floats"
in 15 reviews
"audio guide"
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"short video"
in 11 reviews
"spring and autumn"
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"tape recorder"
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"video presentation"
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"english subtitles"
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"small museum"
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"works of art"
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"scale model"
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"worth a visit"
in 13 reviews
"rainy day"
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"entrance fee"
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"local culture"
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Reviewed yesterday

While in Takayama visit this Festival Float exhibition hall , there are many colourful and very artistically made cultural floats,decorated with complected carvings and guilded gold panels most date back to the 17th century, the display is behind glass but you can walk around all...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth a look. The floats are beautiful and the more you look at them, the more you wonder how they carry them through the streets! Well worth an hour or so if you're around the temple area.

Thank SML112
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing floats. Very beautiful and good craftsmanship. There are other floats stored at various parts in town. As you walk around town you notice the storage buildings of the other floats. The most amazing one is the float for the Gods.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit if you go to Takayama. The floats are fun and every 10 minutes the run. You can easily spent an hour here so don’t rush. There are some “hands on”. Activities too so kids will enjoy as well as adults.

Thank Sara T
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Reviewed June 9, 2018

The floats are really colourful and there are many of them. There is a theatre with a screen showing the festival in full swing. Would be great to attend this if in the area at the right time

Thank jackie_rogers59
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

This exhibition hall houses some of the magnificent, ornate floats used in one of the the most beautiful festivals in Japan. Three times a year the decorative floats are changed so that visitors can see them as they appear in the festival. The Takayama Festival...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2018

Our tour group visited the exhibition hall on a rainy morning. The floats were behind glass walls which made taking pictures tricky. He observation path went around the bottom level for the first two sides, the last two sides involved slanted passages up. The individual...More

Thank Ed C
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

Wonderful experience seeing all the exhibits; try to come during a festival!! These exhibits are practical, they will take out the shrine and do these massive man-only powered parades which never cease to amaze

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

This attraction was not on my walking tour but was recommended to me by my fantastic guide "Nats". because of my love of history and culture I am so glad that I did not miss this. The Floats are exquisite and a huge part of...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2018

This museum is very well done. You can walk around and view the elaborate festival floats from all angles. If you can't be there for the actual festival, go to the museum and see what you are missing.

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