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Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato)

1-590 Kamiokamotomachi | 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi, 506-0055, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-33-4711
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Authentic homes moved from a nearby valley and preserved intact make this attraction a very special "open air museum."
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1-590 Kamiokamotomachi | 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi, 506-0055, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-33-4711
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked from the station to the Folk Village which took 30 minutes. Nearby is another attraction, the Takayama Museum of Modern Art. At mid-day on a weekday in November there were no crowds. You walk between houses. There are notes in English in each...More

Thank AnnElisR
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited after a fall of snow scenic and interesting. A must visit if you are in tanzawa. Taxi ride about 1000 Zen made it easy

Thank scoota2
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our Ryokan receptionist asked us what we were going to be doing today and she recommended going to see the Folk Village. It did not disappoint. Although, the weather was about 5 degrees Celsius, it did not stop us from exploring this wonderful historic village....More

Thank ZeroTau
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was great. We visited on a cold sunny November morning. We walked up from Takayama station which took under 30 minutes and is an easy walk. On arrival at the village we found it was very quiet and even when we left there...More

1  Thank James2468
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this folk village mid November and the leaves were in full orange glory. I recommend going at about 9am where you will have the park to yourself. The houses are open to the public and have some very interesting exhibitions. What really pleased...More

1  Thank LauraSDorman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was so much fun...definitely worth the bus ride out. To get there go to the bus depot next to the train station and book the return bus fare and entrance fee together ¥930. We enjoyed just wondering around, looking at the houses etc......More

Thank kylietav
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pleasant half hour walk from Takayama centre with great views of the Japanese Alps. Beautiful setting around a pond with maple trees. Interesting information (in Japanese and English) about the various houses, giving a real insight into what a hard life it...More

Thank David4758
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in November and the leaves were insanely breath taking. Must see there is a small fee to enter but worth it. You can play traditional folk games and roam around and take plenty photos and read into the history Do not walk there, there...More

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Organised on our great rail journey this is a must see as the Japanese would have lived. Beautiful lake and many interesting building with amazing roofs. Walk up and see the wood artist, he has many very interesting items on display. There is lulls in...More

Thank Robyn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hida Folk village is very nice to visit and all the trades that are present give a good inside how crafts is practiced. But the state of the buildings feels a bit unloved. A bit more care in upholding the buildings would be in place....More

Thank Yvonnejuli2013
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8 January 2017|
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Response from Belgy11 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Of course you can walk from Takayama to the village, it's about 40 minutes walk. You also can take the bus at the train station, and then it would be 10 minutes on the bus. When you walk to Hida Takayama, you can first... More
22 November 2016|
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Response from mieppus | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are several simple restaurants were you can eat.
Alexey B
28 June 2015|
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Response from Kianlong | Reviewed this property |
Hi Alexey, Shirakawa-go is a huge destination (UNESCO World Heritage) with around 100 gassho-zukuri houses standing in an authentic village setting. On the other hand, Hida no Sato is a set-up, open air museum with around... More