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Address: Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 577340504
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Three quaint streets comprise this popular neighborhood, tastefully dotted...

Three quaint streets comprise this popular neighborhood, tastefully dotted with alluring sake breweries, museums and miso shops.

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One of the pitoresque spots in the areA

The old town of Tokoyama acomprises of a network of 30 minute walk streets plus shrines. Is more atmospheric than Kanazawa,s old street. We gained a nice atmosphere...touristic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Yiannis D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The old town of Tokoyama acomprises of a network of 30 minute walk streets plus shrines. Is more atmospheric than Kanazawa,s old street. We gained a nice atmosphere...touristic but necessary for a Western visitor with limited time available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Old Town in Takayama, writhing easy walk from Takayama railway station. There are shops selling souvenir, local food & tidbits and some tea houses along the street.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the general atmosphere in Takayama. When we saw the old town, by day and by night, even though commercialisation has taken over all the buildings, we felt we had a small view into how Japan really must have looked like.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The so called old town was just a short narrow street lined with quaint wooden stores selling local crafts, traditional food, sake, etc. largely catered for tourists. Not a high-rated attraction by itself, just like the others in Takayama. However, as a whole, Takayama worths spending a day in, especially during winter when heavy snow creates stunning landscape combined with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The old part of Takayama is a beautiful step back in time. Old wooden buildings now house shops which you can wander into. The streets can be crowded during the day but you just have to get on with it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

There are a series of streets in Takayama which take one back to the Edo period. It is possible to walk past the same buildings as did samurai and merchants from the late Shogunate period. Apart from the occasional tourist traps, there are many stores selling high end pottery and, for a small fee, sake breweries offering tastings. It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

It's a very beautiful and peaceful town. You will saw many cultures in this town. And it was very clean town. I really like this town

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

You really feel the old Japan when you're walking through this street. It's unfortunate that it's so crowded during the day. You should go at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

It is enjoyable going around. Going in a narrow street between the shops. Visiting the old stores. There are shops for Souvenirs, restaurants and few sake brewery. Lots of tourists. But it didn't bother at all. Still liked the atmosphere the food here and.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

This was a nice side trip (probably one of the very few things only to do in Takayama) and you go through the old alley ways and I can admire the old fashion buildings and drainage system. Its a sight to see crowds just go through the alleys. The shop that sells sake and gives you a cup to taste... More 

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