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Spring Takayama Festival (Sanno Festival)

Tue 14 April - Wed 15 April

This is one of the most beautiful Japanese festivals with twelve gorgeous festival floats. The highlights are mechanical doll presentations on the three floats called Sanba-so, Ryujin-tai and Shakkyo-tai floats. You cannot miss the float parade at night. In case of rain the floats will stay inside.

Venue

Kamiichinomachi,Kamininomachi, Kamisannomachi, Kataharamachi, Honmachi, Shinmeimachi and its neighborhood

Access

15 minutes walk from the JR Takayama Station

Contact

Tourism Division of Takayama City(0577-32-3333)

Reference URL

http://kankou.city.takayama.lg.jp/2000002/2000024/2001064.html


Takayama, Tax-free Shop

From October 1, 2014, additional products are added to the tax-exemption products at tax-free program participating stores. This includes food, medicines and cosmetics. Consumables (foods, drinks, medicines, cosmetics, etc.) must be purchased at the same store on the same day, and the total spending must be over 5,000JPY but no greater than 500,000JPY.

Venue

Takayama City

Reference URL

http://www.hida.jp/english/shopping/takayama-tax-free-shop-list


Red Nakabashi Bridge Light Display in New Green Leaf Season

Wed 1 April - Wed 6 May

The cherry blossom and red Nakabashi Bridge are illuminated at night, offering a fantastic view. Even after cherry blossom season finishes, there are still great views of new green leaves and the red bridge with a brilliant color contrast. Light display: 7pm – 10pm

Venue

Nakabashi area (Kawaharamachi, Takayama)

Access

12 minutes walk from the JR Takayama Station

Contact

Tourism Division of Takayama City(0577-35-3145)

Reference URL

http://kankou.city.takayama.lg.jp/2000002/2000412/index.html


64nd Hida Real Life Hina Festival

Fri 3 April

Hida Real Life Hina Festival takes place annually on the third of April at the Hida Ichinomiya Minashi Shrine and its surroundings. This traditional festival is conducted to pray for a good harvest and women’s happiness. It is known nationally therefore it attracts many visitors. Nine unmarried women are chosen from the Hida area and dress up as Hina dolls. As Hina dolls they participate in a parade and mochi throwing ceremony. A collaborative event with TV anime show HYOUKA also takes place on this day.

Venue

Hida Ichinomiya Minashi Shrine (5323 Ichinomiyamachi, Takayama)

Access

10 minutes walk from JR Hida-Ichinomiya Station

Contact

Hida Ichinomiya Minashi Shrine (0577-53-2001)

Reference URL

http://kankou.city.takayama.lg.jp/2000006/2000014/2001049.html


Shizukumiya Festival

Sun 15 March

See the sake barrel mikoshi, portable shrine, carried by the local youth. You can try "Kami no shizuku" sake and browse many food stalls.

Venue

In front of Takayama Jinya and other locations

Access

10 minutes walk from the JR Takayama Station

Contact

Chamber of commerce(0577-32-0380)

Reference URL

https://goo.gl/maps/2XINW


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