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Best of Takayama Private Walking Tour

Our tour is a great introduction for travellers visiting Takayama for their first time. It covers major attractions to see the history and the culture of Takayama: Miyagawa Morning Market, Kusakabe House, Takayama Festival Exhibition Hall, the preservation area of traditional buildings, sake breweries, Takayama Jinya. And you will have chances to taste some local sweets, snacks and sake.
Our licensed guide has 10 years experience in leading tourists in this area. He gives you lots of commentaries about Takayama, which enhances your travel experience.
This tour is conducted for one private group. You can enjoy everything at your pace. Lunch, tea break and all the admission fees are included.

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7 to 8 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • National Government Licensed Guide
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Admission fees
    • Tasting snacks, sweets, sake
    • Entry/Admission - Kusakabe Folk Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall
    • Entry/Admission - Sanmachi Suji
    • Entry/Admission - Takayama Jinya
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Hida-Takayama Miyagawa Morning Market, Shimosannomachi, Takayama 506-0841 Gifu Prefecture

    This morning market is a great place to see local vegetables and fruits and handicrafts. And many shops offer food sampling. Talking to shop owners is also fun.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Kusakabe Folk Museum, 1-52 Ojinmachi, Takayama 506-0851 Gifu Prefecture

    This house was built in 1879. It is a great example of traditional Japanese houses. We can go to the house and see the rooms. In the main hall, there is the beautiful structure of the post and beam shown up by light coming in through the window.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall, 178 Sakuramachi, Takayama, Gifu 506-0858, Japan

    Twice a year, Takayama Festival happens in the town. At the festival, beautifully decorated festival floats come out. This is the highlight of the festival. Apart from the festival time, this is the only place we can see the festival floats.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Sakurayama Hachimangu Shrine, 178 Sakuramachi, Takayama 506-0858 Gifu Prefecture

    Next to the Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall, this Shito Shrine is found. Its building is surrounded by tall, straight trees, which makes the scenery impressive.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Sanmachi Suji, Takayama Gifu Prefecture

    What makes Takayama famous for is the old town area. There are the preservation areas for traditional buildings. This is where you find old houses along the streets. It is a very picturesque place. We enjoy seeing this scenery and also find some shops selling good food and traditional handicrafts. We visiti a sake brewery and taste delicious sake.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: Nakabashi Bridge, 1 Chome Hommachi, Takayama 506-0011 Gifu Prefecture

    We are crossing this iconic bridge before getting to Takayama Jinya. The scenery of the river and the mountain is beautiful. Great place to take photos.

    Stop At: Takayama Jinya, 1-5 Hachikemmachi, Takayama 506-0012 Gifu Prefecture

    During the Edo period (1600-1868 AD), this place was used as an administrative office to govern this area. There were many of those found throughout the country at that time, but this is the only one left today. It is a great place to see the history of Takayama and how people worked in the past.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    I will be waiting at the lobby of your accommodation and be holding a name board with your name on.
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 3/1/2020 - 10/5/2021
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-251326P1

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