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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
+81 577-33-4714
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Authentic homes moved from a nearby valley and preserved intact make this attraction a very special "open air museum."
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1-590 Kamiokamotomachi | 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi, 506-0055, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-33-4714
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nipped in here for a look. We were short of time but it was enjoyable. Fun things for younger kids as well as teenagers and interesting history for adults.

Thank Karen337
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved visiting this place. Amazing history and museum. Highly recommend visiting here for Japanese history and culture. It's like you've gone back in time

Thank CelesteReid
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Takayama was a very cool city in this place was definitely worth checking out. The city itself is really small and very quaint. This place was interesting to see how people used to live – very sweet. Worth the trip.

Thank Mindy K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our visit here was a highlight. It is a beautiful Folk Village that has examples of housing and other historical buildings in a beautiful setting. It was easy to walk through, and there was plenty of English signage. Worth a visit for sure!

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 6 days ago

I loved the place, the surrounding is beautiful and it shows how was life in a rural mountainous region in the old days. The architecture outside of the houses is like in Switzerland, all wood with some time a thatched roof like England or Sylt,...More

Thank Thierryonthego
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has awesome little games at the start and the houses are beautiful just begin to be quiet hard to tell apart... only advice is take shoes that can be easily taken off as a lot of houses require you to take off your shoes!!!

Thank sagerogersuff
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a couple of hours strolling through the lovely grounds and buildings. If you have ever been to Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan - Hida no Sato was created out of the same sensibility...gather historic dwellings from across Japan and bring them to one...More

Thank fenmen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting variety of traditional houses from the area and each of them focusing on an old craft like silkworm growing or weaving. As far as explanations in English one of the better museums we visited. It is a bit outside of town but a...More

Thank Marjo1187
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

An enjoyable few hours spent at Hida folk village. It's encapsulates life in Japan in the old days. A wonderful display of approx 20 houses with detailed explanations of how life was within. If you don't have the time to go to shirakawarago this is...More

1  Thank bourkecm
Reviewed 17 June 2017

There were only a handful of people there when we went in November. It is a great place to actually carefully looked at how the gassho-zukuri houses are built. We took the bus from Kanazawa station to the folk village. It was then just a...More

Thank Denly K
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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