Historic Japan - Takayama, Shirakawa-go, Gero, Magome, Tsumago, Nagoya

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Japan -
Gero ~ Magome ~ Nagoya ~ Saboten @ Aichi ~ Shirakawa-go historic village ~ Takayama ~ Yunoshimakan Ryokan Gifu

Fly into Nagoya Airport Take train to Takayama (JR Takayama Station)
Stay at Takayama Ohan Take bus to Shirakawa-go Stay at Minshuku Take bus to Gero Stay at Yunoshimakan Ryokan Take bus to Magome Hike to Tsumago

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Takayama
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Takayama

Gifu, Japan
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As a city, ensconced in the mountainous Hida region of Gifu Prefecture, Takaya retains the traditional touch of Japan, in its beautifully preserved old town. Traditional shop houses, breweries and coffee houses align the streets of Takayama’s old town, exhibiting local arts and craft, providing a glimpse behind the façade, into the former living quarters of local merchants. Be sure to check out their shrines, museums, morning markets and historical houses which provide further insights about beautiful Takayama. read more »

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Shirakawa-go historic village
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Shirakawa-go historic village

Gifu, Japan
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Amidst the mountainous region and pastures of greenery stands the historic village of Shirakawa-go. Be careful, for one can easily lose yourself in the breath-taking landscapes that surround the village and the serenity that fills you. Rich in tradition and culture, Shirakawa-go historic village is famous for their traditional gassho-zukuri farmhouses, some of which are more than 250 years old. read more »

Gero
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Gero

Gifu, Japan
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Love to pamper yourself? Take a break from your job and chores and jump into the amazing hot springs offered at Gero! Famous for its amazing hot springs, Gero is the place where people go to relax. The beautiful Hida River also runs throughout the city, so you get to experience sitting by the city with a picnic basket and enjoying the therapeutic sounds of the waters flowing. Dream come true, yes? At Gero, you can have the best fishing experience with the cool climate and open waters. read more »

Yunoshimakan Ryokan Gifu
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Yunoshimakan Ryokan Gifu

Gifu, Japan
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Many tourists enjoy going to the Gero Onsen hot spring in Japan. The hot spring is said to have therapeutic water that beautifies the skin. After visiting, you'll need a place to stay overnight and Yunoshimakan Ryokan Gifu is a great accommodation venue! It is a quaint little guesthouse that is furnished in traditional authentic Japanese style, from the walls to the floor and the furniture. read more »

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Magome
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Magome

Gifu, Japan
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Magome is a small town in the Gifu prefecture of Japan, and it was used as a post town, where weary travellers could rest during a long journey around the country. Magome used to be a bustling little town when people passed through, but due to developments in the infrastructure of the transport system, the Chuo Main Line railway caused the town to fall into obsucurity, leaving it left behind and forgotten by many locals. However, some tourists have not abandoned this place. read more »

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Nagoya
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Nagoya

Aichi, Japan
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Nagoya is Japan's fourth most populated city. It is home to over two million people and one of the largest metropolitan and industrial centers in Japan. One of the attractions in Nagoya includes the Tokugawa Art Museum, where the former feudal lords' treasures are exhibited. read more »

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Saboten @ Aichi
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Saboten @ Aichi

Aichi, Japan
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Head down to Saboten for one of the best pork cutlets you can ever imagine! With an excellent menu and top chefs to accompany, Saboten is the place for you. Take your family out for a good meal as kids' menu and baby chairs are readily available. The restaurant also has a non-smoking area. read more »

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