Mayor’s Greetings

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Mayor’s Greetings


Michihiro Kunishima / Takayama City Mayor

Michihiro Kunishima
Takayama City Mayor

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the City of Takayama. We want to help make your stay here a pleasant one, and have created this website in an effort to make your stay in Takayama an enjoyable one.

Hida Takayama, also known as “the hometown of your mind” promises you a warm welcome.
Surrounded by rich nature with Northern Alps as our background, Hida Takayama has developed the own culture that is a mixture of Edo culture and Kyoto culture, which are the totally different two major cultures of Japan.
You can enjoy staying at Onsen hotels and guesthouses, eating local dishes using local ingredients, visiting historical buildings, and shopping for craft works.
A World Heritage Site, the village of Shirakawago gasshozukuri, is located near Takayama. You can stay at Takayama as your base and take interesting tour around the area.
Takayama city is putting much effort in perfecting the facilities.

Once again, welcome to Takayama! We are happy that you have choseno visit our town, and are confident you’ll find the people friendly, the surroundings beautiful, and that your life stay in Takayama will be a comfortable one.