"My Golden Years - My Travel Days - The Best Moments of My Life". Welcome to KM Cheng-Travel Journal. After retirement, I have developed a passion in travelling. I hope by blogging, I could share my travel experiences with friends. My travel journal will include travel tips, information on cost of hostels & transportation, air tickets and photos of places I visited. It is my desire to visit major UNESCO world heritage sites. Enjoy reading and please feel free to leave comments.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Takayama, Japan 2017
Takayama City Map
Takayama is a city in Japan's mountainous Gifu Prefecture. The narrow streets of its Sanmachi Suji historical district are lined with wooden merchant's houses dating back to the Edo Period , along with many small museums. The city is famed for its biannual Takayama Festival, going back to the mid 1600's, celebrating Spring Fall with parades featuring ornate, gilded floats & puppet shows.
Day 2 - Shirakawago > Takayama (50km)
1) Hida Plaza Hotel, 60, Hanaoka-cho 2-chome, Takayama, Gifu - Online Agoda booking (April 2017) indicative room tariff Rm1,150 = US$261 for a Japanese Tatami room
2) Japanese Set Dinner in Hida Plaza Hotel, Takayama
3) Takayama by Night - at 9.30pm, this place is like a cowboy town !
4) Morning Market in Takayama (complimentary tour - not included in Parlo's travel itinerary)