Things to do in Takayama

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Takayama Attractions

Not sure how to amuse yourself in Takayama? Don't worry. We've come up with some excellent suggestions for you. Great food, an intriguing history and spectacular sights — this happening city offers them all.

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What to do in Takayama

Free Things to Do in Takayama

They say the best things in life are free. Check out the following around Takayama:

Museum of Local History - Whether you're old or young, this gallery will excite your imagination and hold your attention.

Sanmachi-suji - You'll feel like you've stepped back in time while wandering around this historic site.

Teramachi & Shiroyama-kōen - Rub shoulders with the locals and discover the true character and charm of this special place.

Morning Markets - If you want to see a few of the more important or unique places in the community, start here.

Hida Kokubunji Temple - Get an understanding of the local religion at this spiritual place.

Higashiyama Walking Course - Contemplate the stark difference between the big city and nature's wild beauty at this awe-inspiring place.

Things to Do in Takayama with Kids

Takayama is a superb destination for a family escape. Bring the youngsters along and try these popular family friendly experiences together:


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