Model Itinerary

Most popular 3 hour routes Starting from JR Takayama Station

Route1:Sanmachi route, walking on the main street.

Sanmachi
●Sanmachi
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Get off the bus at “Yasugawa” which is in front of the main street, and you can easily spend three hours here.

★Bus fee: one way 100 yen or 200 yen. One day ticket costs 600 yen
★It takes a 12 minute walk from Sanmachi to JR Takayama Station.


Route2:Exploring Takayama in a Japanese rickshaw

Ride on a rickshaw at Sanmachi.
●Ride on a rickshaw at Sanmachi.
Takayama Jinya and morning market
●Takayama Jinya and morning market
Visiting traditional townhouses
●Visiting traditional townhouses
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Visit the Takayama Jinya for 60 minutes. Experience the morning market that takes place in front of the Jinya. Walk around old town streets and traditional townhouses. Kusakabe Mingei-kan (Kusakabe Heritage Museum), Heritage House and Miyaji Heritage House for 60 minutes.
★It takes a 15 minute walk from these houses to JR the Takayama Station.

★Rickshaw fee: 3,000 yen for 15 minutes. 5,000 yen for 60 minutes.
Other options are available for 10,000 yen.


Route3:Town round trip route with rental bicycle

Takayama Jinya and morning market
●Takayama Jinya and morning market
Takayama City Memorial Hall
●Takayama City Memorial Hall
The ruins of Takayama Castle, Shiroyama park
●The ruins of Takayama Castle, Shiroyama park
Kitayama Walking Course and Kitayama Park
●Kitayama Walking Course and Kitayama Park
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Visit Takayama Jinya for 60 minutes. Experience the morning market that takes place in front of the Jinya. Then ride to the Takayama City Memorial Hall and stay for 30 minutes.


Leisurely one night and two day route – Starting from JR Takayama Station -

Day1

Hida Kokubunji
●Hida Kokubunji
Takayama Jinya and morning market
●Takayama Jinya and morning market
Sanmachi
●Sanmachi

Have a close look at the ancient artisan work of Hida craftsmen. Feel the history with the warmth of the timbers and distinguished architecture skills.


Day2

Miyakawa morning market
●Miyakawa morning market
Kusakabe Folk Museum
●Kusakabe Folk Museum


Sakurayama Hachimangu Shrine
●Sakurayama Hachimangu Shrine
Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall
●Takayama Festival
Floats Exhibition Hall


Shojin vegetarian meal
●Shojin vegetarian meal
Takayama Museum of History and Art
●Takayama Museum of History and Art
Sake Brewery Tour
●Sake Brewery Tour
Hirase sake brewery / Kawashiri Sake Brewery /Niki Sake Brewery/ Hirata Sake Brewery / Funasaka Sake Brewery / Harada Sake Brewery /Oita Sake Brewery

Enjoy Takayama with your eyes and taste buds. Sampling food at the morning market is your first encounter of local tastes.

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Enjoy the taste of sake from Takayama that passed on from the Edo period.

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