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Farmers’ Market on the 24th of January

Tue 24 January

Local farmers sell handcrafts including bamboo baskets, traditional straw hats and wooden tubs at a car free mall. There are other various shops and food. This market has been on the 24th of January since 1872.

Venue

Honmachi Street and Yasukawa Street

Access

10 minutes walk from the JR Takayama Station

Contact

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


Sake Brewery Tour

Fri 13 January - Sun 26 Feb

As the old saying goes “a cold area produces good sake”, Takayama has produced unique and good quality sake thanks to its weather, water and rice. Six local sake breweries are opening to the public each week during this period, which is a very rare occasion. Sake tastings are available after the tour guide’s talk. Open: 10:00 – 12:00 / 13:00 – 16:00 ○Hirata Sake Brewery:Jan 13〜Jan 19 ○Harada Sake Brewery:Jan 20〜Jan 26 ○Kawashiri Sake Brewery:Jan 27〜Feb 2 ○Niki Sake Brewery:Feb 3〜Feb 9 ○Hirase Sake Brewery:Feb 10〜Feb 16 ○Funasaka Sake Brewery:Feb 17〜Feb 26   

Access

15-20 minutes walk from the JR Takayama Station

Contact

Hida Takayama Tourism & Convention Bureau(0577-36-1011)

Reference URL

http://kankou.city.takayama.lg.jp/2000006/2000017/2000115.html


New Year Parade of the Fire Department Brigade

Thu 5 January

This is a traditional event which has taken place for the past 160 years by the local fire department brigade. Visitors can see a parade including vigorous “maikomi” and “makikomi” with the sound of bugles.

Venue

Nishi Elementary school, Takayama

Access

12 minutes walk from the JR Takayama Station

Contact

Takayama Fire Headquarters(0577-34-3792)


Hida Takayama New Year’s Firework Festival

Sun 1 January

Fireworks will be set off on New Year’s night from the Alps Sky Park. They can be seen in the West from the center of Takayama.

Venue

Fireworks will be set off from the Alps Sky Park

Access

7 minutes drive from the JR Takayama Station

Contact

Hida Takayama New Year's Firework Festival Office(090-6350-8790)


Old Town Lantern Light Display

Fri 16 December - Sat 17 December

Enjoy walking in the old town area beautifully illuminated by lanterns on a silent winter night.

Venue

Old Town (Furui machi nami)

Access

12 minutes walk from JR Takayama Station

Contact

Hida Takayama Ryokan Hotel Cooperative Association(0577-57-9800)


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