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Higashiyama Walking Course

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Address: Shiroyama Park, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
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Temples and shrines, a castle and private homes are among the sights along...

Temples and shrines, a castle and private homes are among the sights along this 3.5 kilometer self-paced walking tour.

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Nice little walk

Nice little walk around some well mantained temples. Just go there to spend some time walking and looking around.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Barcelona, Spain

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice little walk around some well mantained temples. Just go there to spend some time walking and looking around.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This trail combined a number of my favourite things: walking, historical / cultural interest, and freedom from crowds. We did most of the trail but not all at once. The most interesting section is the temples just east of the town centre. We did hike up to the castle ruins, and it's a nice walk, but keep in mind the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely way to explore the back streets of Takayama, admire quiet shrines and cemeteries and a forest walk.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice getaway from the bustling touristy area of Takayama to walk among the greenery/fall leaves, temples and cemetery. I started my walk a tad too late in the evening so it got dark quite quickly as it is the autumn season.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a peaceful walk that takes you around many temples and gardens mostly avoiding the high street. We have been to Koyasan and this walk reminded us of this due to the peacefulness. Very beautiful temples off the beaten track with lovely gardens. There was bathroom provided by one temple which was much appreciated.

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Thank Julie G
Melbourne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only did part of the walk (the top part around the hill) so we missed all the shrines, etc. We really enjoyed the peaceful, leafy walk. We occasionally saw a few locals also walking It would be great in the fall when the colours are at their best. There is also a good little cafe at the end by... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did this walk during our first day and really enjoyed the stroll. The temples aren't that interesting per se but the walk is very pleasant.

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Thank AnanB
Vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful walk past temples and small neighbourhoods on the outskirts of takayama. There are signs to guide you and some small hills to navigate. Green gardens and freshly planted rice paddys abound beside neat little homes. Free and well worth it. Zd

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent over 2 hours walking from our hotel near the train station and did not complete the entire route. It's definitely a great escape from the crowd of the old town. The morning walk was refreshing and you could slowly explore the temples though most were closed when we visited. Seemed like these are old temples which opened only... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Interesting walk around temples, shrines and cemeteries with some nice scenery, away from crowds. Definitely worth doing.

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