8 days in Gifu Prefecture Itinerary

8 days in Gifu Prefecture Itinerary

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Takayama ©
Hidden high up in the Japanese Alps, Takayama remained largely cut off from the rest of Japan for centuries, allowing the local culture to grow in relative isolation.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Takayama Showa Museum and Hida Bussankan. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Takayama Jinya and Shirakabe Dozogai. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Takayama: Gero (Osakacho Waterfalls & Mt. Ontake). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Hikaru Museum, wander the streets of Sanmachi Suji, learn more about the world around you at Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato), and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Watanabe Sake Brewery.

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Singapore, Singapore to Takayama is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Takayama. Traveling from Singapore in March, things will get much colder in Takayama: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Shirakawa-mura.

Things to do in Takayama

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Side Trips

Gero, Hida
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Takayama Showa Museum ©
Takayama Showa Museum
Hikaru Museum ©
Hikaru Museum
Osakacho Waterfalls ©
Osakacho Waterfalls


Shirakawa-mura ©
Set amid quintessentially Japanese landscape, Shirakawa-mura consists of 16 quaint villages, including a historic village of farm houses, now designated a World Heritage Site.
On the 18th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen, thencontemplate the long history of Nagase house, thenget to know the fascinating history of The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses, and finally take a stroll through Ogimachi.

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Traveling by car from Takayama to Shirakawa-mura takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ena.

Things to do in Shirakawa-mura

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Nagase house ©
Nagase house
Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen ©
Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen


Ena ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): appreciate the views at Tsukechi Gorge, see the interesting displays at Magome Wakihonjin Museum, trek along Nakasendo Magome-juku, appreciate the extensive heritage of Masugata Waterwheel, thenstep into the grandiose world of Naegi Castle Ruins, and finally get curious at Nakatsugawa Mineral Museum. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Iwamura Historical Town and then make a splash at Kur Resort Yubunesawa.

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Drive from Shirakawa-mura to Ena in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Shirakawa-mura in March, Ena is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ena

Historic Sites Baths Spas

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Nakasendo Magome-juku ©
Nakasendo Magome-juku
Naegi Castle Ruins ©
Naegi Castle Ruins
Tsukechi Gorge ©
Tsukechi Gorge