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Highlights

  •   At Shirakawago village, we visit the lookout point and one Gassho farmhouse
  •   At Takayama city, we visit Sannomachi merchant streets, Takayama Jinya, Kokubunji temple

Information

City Gifu
Meeting Point At the lobby of your hotel in Takayama city
Ending Point At Takayama city
Departure 07:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 9h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 2 ~ 15
Booking
9h
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290.40 USD

total price up to 15

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What to Expect

In the Edo period, for the first 107 years Takayama was ruled by the fuedal lord Kanamori. For the latter 177 years the Tokugawa Shogunate directly ruled Takayama. Takayama flourished as a merchant town since the Tokugawa ruling. Old merchant houses remain in Sannomachi district. The latticework windows are painted black Bengara color.
Shirakawago villages was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995. A Gassho farmhouse is difined as a thatched farmhouse with big slanted roofs. The name Gassho means the gesture when people bring their hands together in prayer. The shape of the roofs resemble the Gassho style.
Most Gassho farmhouses have about 200 years history. There are 60 Gassho farmhouses in Shirakawago village. These houses are still used by owner family for their daily living.
In the morning, we visit Shirakawago village. In the afternoon, we visit Takayama city. 


What‘s included

Guide fee and transportation fares for a guide

What‘s not included

Transportation fares for customers per person: Kanazawa - Takayama 3,390 yen , Takayama - Shirakawgo2,470 yen. Shirakawago - Kanazawa 1,850 yen. Shirakawago shuttle bus 400 yen. personal expenses.
Sorry, please pay a lunch for a guide.
Entrance fees per person: Takayama Jinya 430 yen. Gassho farmhouse 300 yen.

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