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Summer Vacation in Hida Takayama

Sat, July 15 - Fri, September 11

This is an event to enjoy walking through Takayama in the summertime wearing a yukata (kimono). Yukatas are available for rental at your hotel or designated kimono shops. By using “Machiaruki Coupons,” you can obtain discounts or specials from 44 participating facilities. *From 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Venue

Shimo-ichi-no-machi, Shimo-ni-no-machi, Shimo-san-no-machi

Access

25 minute walk from JR Takayama Station

Contact

Takayama City Tourism Division (+81-577-36-1011)

Reference URL

http://www.takayamaryokan.jp/event/hida_summer/


“Chokeramaika” Grand Fancy Dress Bon Dance Contest

Sat, July 29

Every year, each participating team dresses in elaborate costumes and dances the "Chokeramaika" dance, an event that engulfs the whole area in excitement and laughter.

Venue

Sanmachi-dori

Access

10 minutes walk from the JR Takayama Station

Contact

Hida Takayama Summer Festival Promotion Council (0577-32-0380)


Summer Hida Takayama Light-up

Sat, July 1 - Wed, August 16

The symbol of Takayama, the "Red Nakabashi Bridge" will be illuminated from 7:30pm to 10:00pm. Please come and enjoy the magical night view of the bridge while enjoy the cool night breezes.

Venue

Nakabashi-bridge area of Miyagawa River

Access

12 minutes walk from the JR Takayama Station

Contact

Takayama City Tourism Division (0577-32-3333)

Reference URL

http://kankou.city.takayama.lg.jp/2000002/2000412/2000415/index.html


Rotenburo-no-hi (Open-air Bath Day)

Mon, June 26

On June 26, a date that is a word-play linking 6/26 with the Japanese word "Rotenburo", 5 Onsen in Okuhida Onsen-go will offer free admission to their Rotenburo or open-air baths. Guests who collect 5 stamps from the participating Rotenburo will be given a small gift.

Venue

As of the date of publication, the following onsen are expected to participate: Hirayu-no-yu (Hirayu Onsen), Isurugi-no-yu (Fukuji Onsen), Kojin-no-yu (Tochio Onsen), Shin-Hotaka-no-yu (Shin-Hotaka Onsen) and Higaku-no-yu (Shin-Hotaka Onsen) . Participation may vary, and this list is not binding.

Access

45-60 minutes from Takayama I.C. by Prefectural Highway No. 89, Route 158 or Route 471.

Contact

Okuhida Onsengo Kanko Kyokai (0578-89-2614)

Reference URL

http://www.okuhida.or.jp/


6th Hida-Takayama City Ultra Marathon

Sun, June 11

Takayama City is holding the "5th Hida-Takayama Ultra Marathon". Approximately 3,000 runners will run the 100km or 72km course, starting from Hida Takayama Big Arena and through Bijo-toge, Hida-Takayama Ski-jo and Senkoji Temple.

Venue

From Hida Takayama Big Arena to Kokufu-cho

Contact

Takayama City Tourism Division (0577-32-3333)


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Recommended tourist attraction of HIDA-TAKAYAMA

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