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

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Explore interesting sights in Takayama, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 12 sights are available in Takayama, Japan.

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1. Shiroyama Park

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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."

Wikipedia: Shiroyama Park (EN)

2. Miyagawa Morning Market

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The Hida Takayama Miyagawa Morning Market is a morning market held almost every morning by the Hida Takayama Miyagawa Morning Market Cooperative on the streets of Shimomino-cho (along the Miyagawa River), Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture. Along with Wajima Morning Market in Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture, and Katsuura Morning Market in Katsuura City, Chiba Prefecture, it is counted as one of the three major morning markets in Japan, and is one of Takayama City's leading tourist attractions.

Wikipedia: 宮川朝市 (JA)

3. Hida Kokubunji Temple

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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.

Wikipedia: Hida Kokubun-ji (EN)

4. Sogenji Temple

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Sogenji Temple

Sogenji Temple is a temple of the Soto sect located in Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture. The name of the mountain is Mt. Takalong. It is located in the Higashiyama Scenic Conservation District. It is known as a temple related to the Kanamori clan, the lord of the Hida Takayama domain, and has many items related to the Kanamori clan. Hida 33 Kannon Shrine No. 4 Shrine.

Wikipedia: 素玄寺 (JA)

5. Soyuji Temple

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Soyuji Temple

Soyuji Temple is a temple of the Rinzai sect of Myoshinji in Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture, and the name of the mountain is Shinryuzan. It is a Bodhi temple of Kanamori Kashige, and is also known as a temple related to Yamaoka Tetsushu. The Holy Kannon Bodhisattva is enshrined, and it is the 6th shrine of the 33 Kannon Shrine in Hida.

Wikipedia: 宗猷寺 (JA)

6. Takayama Jin’ya

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The Takayama Jin'ya (高山陣屋) is a surviving Edo period jin'ya which served as the Daikansho 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.

Wikipedia: Takayama Jin'ya (EN)

7. Matsukura Castle

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Matsukura Castle

Matsukura Castle was a Muromachi period yamajiro-style Japanese castle located in what is now the city of Uozu, Toyama Prefecture, in the Hokuriku region of Japan. It was one of the three major mountain-castles in Etchū Province, along with Matsuyama Castle in central Etchū and Moriyama Castle in western Etchū.

Wikipedia: Matsukura Castle (Toyama Prefecture) (EN)

8. 真宗寺

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Shinshuji Temple is a temple of the Jodo Shinshu Honganji sect located in Furukawa, Hida City, Gifu Prefecture. The name of the mountain is Mt. Asako. Held from January 9 to 16 along with the neighboring Enkoji and Honkoji temples, the Hoon Lecture is known as the Sanji Mairi.

Wikipedia: 真宗寺 (飛騨市) (JA)

9. 飛騨一宮水無神社

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飛騨一宮水無神社

Hida-Ichinomiya Minashi Shrine , commonly: Minashi Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in the Ichinomiya neighborhood of the city of Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. It is the ichinomiya of the former Hida Province. The main festival of the shrine is held annually on May 2.

Wikipedia: Minashi Shrine (EN)

10. Zennoji Temple

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Zennoji Temple

Zennoji Temple is a temple of the Soto sect located in Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture. It is one of the temples included in the Higashiyama temple group on the east side of the urban area of Takayama City, and is the 5th shrine of the Hida 33 Kannon Shrine.

Wikipedia: 善応寺 (高山市) (JA)

11. 一茶ゆかりの里 一茶館

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Issa no Sato Issakan is a registered museum of Kobayashi Issa, located in Takayama Village, Kamitakai District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. The official name is "Historical Park Shinshu Takayama Issa no Sato" and is nicknamed "Issakan".

Wikipedia: 一茶ゆかりの里 一茶館 (JA)

12. 千光寺

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Senkoji Temple is a temple of the Koyasan Shingon sect located in Shimoho, Tanyugawa Town, Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. The name of the mountain is Mt. Haku. It is also called Hida Senkoji Temple.

Wikipedia: 千光寺 (高山市) (JA)

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