Thursday, April 27, 2017

Takayama, Japan 2017

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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)


  1. This is my first time visit here. From the tons of comments on your articles,I guess I am not only one having all the enjoyment right here!
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  2. Japan is a lovely country to visit. I am glad that you enjoy your first time visit to this Japanese city !