7 Sights in Takayama, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Takayama, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Takayama, Japan.

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1. 飛騨の里

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飛騨の里 Ryan Cragun / Public domain

Hida Folk Village, Hida no Sato is an open-air museum of close to 30 old farmhouses illustrating the traditional architectural styles of the mountainous regions of Japan. Of particular interest are the thatched and shingled roofs, such as the gasshō-zukuri-styled buildings. Many of the buildings were brought from their original sites to preserve them. The village is picturesque, as it is built on a hillside overlooking the Takayama Valley and surrounds a large pond. It is in the city of Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, about 2.5 km southwest of the train station.

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2. 飛騨国分寺

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Hida Kokubun-ji (飛騨国分寺) is a Shingon-sect Buddhist temple in the Sowamachi neighborhood of the city of Takayama, Gifu, Japan. It is one of the few surviving provincial temples established by Emperor Shōmu during the Nara period. Due to this connection, the foundation stones of the Nara period pagoda located on temple grounds were designated as a National Historic Site in 1929.

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3. 素玄寺

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素玄寺 あばさー / Public domain

Suxuan Temple is a Cao Dongzong temple located in Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture. The mountain number is Gaolong Mountain. Located in Dongshan Landscape Preservation Area. It is famous as a temple related to Jinsen's family, the master of Feixiang Mountain, and has collected many items related to Jinsen's family. No.4 Zhasuo, 33 Guanyin Lingchang, Feixiang.

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4. 高山陣屋

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The Takayama Jin'ya (高山陣屋) is a surviving Edo period jin'ya which served as the government headquarters for Hida Province under the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan from 1692 to 1871. It is located in what is now Hachiken-machi of the city of Takayama in Gifu Prefecture. It has been protected as a National Historic Site since 1929.

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5. 飛騨高山美術館

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Feixiang Gaoshan Art Museum (Japan Gaoshan Art Museum) is a private art museum located in Gaoshan City, Gifu Prefecture, focusing on displaying glass crafts and furniture. Jiwen Feixiang Gaoshan Art Museum Co., Ltd. manages and operates. Opened in 1997. It will be closed on May 31, 2020.

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6. 善応寺

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善応寺 あばさー / Public domain

Baoshushan Shanying Temple is a Cao Dongzong temple located in Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture. One of the monasteries in Dongshan Temple Group, located on the east side of Gaoshan City, is No.5 Zazu of Feixiang 33 Guanyin Lingchang.

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7. 城山公園

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城山公園 投稿者 / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Shiroyama Park is a public park located in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. In 1873, the park was established in the mountainous area around the ruins of Takayama Castle. The park's name means "castle mountain."

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