November

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Na-arai (vegetable washing) and preparation of pickles

Na-arai (vegetable washing) and preparation of pickles (photo)

Na-arai for the preparation of pickles such as pickled Chinese cabbage as a preserved food for the long winter in the Hida region is rarely seen in urban areas nowadays, but this is a rural scene which used to be often found late in autumn in Hida Takayama.

Date

Mid November

New Soba Festival of Hida Shokawa

New Soba Festival of Hida Shokawa (photo)

At this time of harvesting soba (buckwheat), you can see new style of cooking soba noodle, experience soba noodle making, watch masters make soba noodle, and also taste noodle just handmade of newly-ground soba flour with just-fried topping, free of charge.

Date

From late September to early October

Sukuna Festival

Sukuna Festival (photo)

Local produce festival where mochi (sticky rice cakes) made of ancient heirloom rice and Sukuna pumpkin are a popular treat and where a variety of exhibitions can be enjoyed.

Date

November 3