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Direct bus from Chubu Centrair International Airport to Takayama

Sat 1 February - Wed 14 May

A direct bus from Chubu Centrair International Airport to Takayama is available. It takes 3 and half hours and is very convenient for a passenger with big luggage. No transfer required. Customers also receive benefits including complimentary admission tickets to tourism facilities in Takayama.


Nohi Bus

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Invite Participants to the 3rd Hida Takayama Ultra Marathon

Sun 8th June

What do you say to trying the challenging course, which is 100km race with 800m height differences, and that you run through the beautiful scenery of Hida Takayama. After the race, you'll relax with taking hot springs, having Hida beef and Japanese sake. We're sure that you'll be delighted at the event to your hearts' content.


Entire Takayama City


3 minutes walk from JR Takayama station. Start from the city hall.



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Red Nakabashi Bridge Light Display in New Green Leaf Season

Tue 1 April - Tue 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


Nakabashi area (Kawaharamachi, Takayama)


12 minutes walk from the JR Takayama Station


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

Spring Takayama Festival (Sanno Festival)

Mon 14 April - Tue 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.


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


15 minutes walk from the JR Takayama Station


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

63nd Hida Real Life Hina Festival

Thu 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.


Hida Ichinomiya Minashi Shrine (5323 Ichinomiyamachi, Takayama)


10 minutes walk from JR Hida-Ichinomiya Station


Hida Ichinomiya Minashi Shrine (0577-53-2001)

highlights traditional storehouses along the setogawa canalkamikochiold private housesgero onsen hot springsshirakawa-gogokayama gassho-no-satokenroku-en gardentakaoka daibutsu the great budda tateyama kurobe alpine route okuhida onsen-go

Recommended tourist attraction of HIDA-TAKAYAMA


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