4 days in Gifu Itinerary

4 days in Gifu Itinerary

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— 3 nights


Gifu ©
Bordered by verdant mountains, quaint villages, and fruit orchards, the city of Gifu boasts a well-developed historic center and swift connections to Nagoya.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gifu: Nagahama (Chikubushima & Kurokabe Square), Inuyama Castle (in Inuyama) and Hikone (玄宮園 - Genkyūen Garden 玄宮園 & Ii Naomasa Statue). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle, take a memorable drive along Metasequoia Namiki, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gifu Shoho-ji Temple Daibutsu (Great Buddha), and explore the activities along Lake Biwa.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gifu trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major airports are Chubu Centrair International Airport, Komatsu Airport and Osaka International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Gifu can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gifu

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hikone, Nagahama, Inuyama Castle, Ichijodani Asakurashi Ruin, Lake Biwa
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Inuyama Castle ©
Inuyama Castle
Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle ©
Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle
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Mt. Kinka