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Mount Ontake Volcano Eruption

Takayama is located about 35km (22 miles) north-west from Mt. Ontake in direct distance.

The volcanic ashes flow in a direction opposite to Takayama because the wind around Mt. Ontake is always blowing to east from west.

Please see this picture.

The red dot means Takayama, the wind has blowed in the opposite direction of Takayama since the eruption. Therefore, Takayama have not been affected at all.

http://www.jnto.go.jp/volcano/ontakesan.html


Autumn Takayama Festival (Hachiman Festival)

Thu 9 October - Fri 10 October

This is an extremely elegant and beautiful festival which is among the three most beautiful festivals of Japan. The highlights of the festival are gorgeous floats described as “moving Youmeimon” and mechanical dolls skillfully operated on the floats. In case of a rainy day or it is likely to rain, the floats stay inside of the warehouses.

Access

20 minutes walk from JR Takayama Station

Contact

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


Autumn Hida Takayama Light Display

Mon 1 Sep - Sun 30 November

Enjoy the beautiful scene of the red Nakabashi Bridge over the Miyagawa River on a pleasant autumn night. The light display takes place between 18:30 - 22:00.

Access

12 minutes walk from JR Takayama Station or 10 minutes drive from Takayama exit of CHUBU-JUKAN Express way

Contact

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


Autumn Light Display at Enakogawa River

Wed 1 October - Sun 30 November

Enjoy a short autumn night walk along the Enakogawa River. The light display takes place between 18:30 - 22:00. Note: There is no light display on 9th October due to Autumn Takayama Festival.

Access

17 minutes walk from JR Takayama Station or 10 minutes drive from Takayama exit of CHUBU-JUKAN Express way

Contact

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


For Muslim Visitors

Information of Facilities and Services at Central Japan International Airport

Venue

Centrair

Access

3.5 hours by the direct bus from Takayama JR station

Reference URL

http://www.centrair.jp/en/resource/doc/formuslimvisitors_a4.pdf


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Recommended tourist attraction of HIDA-TAKAYAMA

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