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Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato)

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Address: 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi | 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi, 506-0055, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
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Authentic homes moved from a nearby valley and preserved intact make this...

Authentic homes moved from a nearby valley and preserved intact make this attraction a very special "open air museum."

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Open air museum

This open air museum features several traditional houses and buildings, which were dismantled at their original sites and rebuilt at this place. You can take a bus to get here... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This open air museum features several traditional houses and buildings, which were dismantled at their original sites and rebuilt at this place. You can take a bus to get here, take it at the train station, it would take your their in 10 minutes, we walked the distance and it only took us about 40 minutes to get there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The excellent historical place to see the life of ancient people. Wonderful architecture that will amaze you.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a rather small open air museum but terrific. We visited with our three young kids and all of them were entertained her out. Their hands on toys and games to play with and buildings that you can go inside. During fall the foliage is gorgeous because it's tucked in the mountains. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lots to discover here. they kept the village in such great shape and really provide a great self discovery experience on edo japan. very friendly people as well. worth exploring and bigger than expected

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The village uphill from the town. Entrance 700 yen / adult. 1 hour is enough to turn around the village.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely worth a visit to see a japanese village as it used to be. Houses have been reconstructed beautifully & loved that they are now "filling out" the village by growing rice & shittake mushrooms just as they were done a hubdred years ago.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This collection of houses from around the area is so easy to meander around and enjoy. It is almost completely free of the commercial activities that spoil so many attractions. There are 'Village' games to have a try at (no charge). The houses have easy to understand explanations of their history and function. One visitor was quickly sketching the buildings... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really lovely day out. Learning about houses that were built in Japan in olden times. Really lovely village that was well laid out and very interesting to walk around. During November the village is full of beautiful autumn trees. In fact I got the best autumn Japan photos from our day out here. Very easy access from Takayama Train Station.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well we like folk villages and this one is typical of a couple of others we have visited in Japan. Its a collection of old houses, farms etc from the surrounding area all brought onto this site. Its on a hillside overlooking Takayama so the views are excellent. There are thorough explanations of all the buildings in English and plenty... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a theme park, where you can see how people lived in the old Japan. Although the info was interesting, it felt too much like a theme park...

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