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Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato)

1-590 Kamiokamotomachi | 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi, 506-0055, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-33-4711
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A run down village

We came here because of good review however we concluded a disappointing trip. Negatives 1) All... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
529dominicc
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A must if you're in takayama

Beautiful village to spend few hours (2-3 hrs is enough) with gassho architecture (the house with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Authentic homes moved from a nearby valley and preserved intact make this attraction a very special "open air museum."
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“open air museum” (43 reviews)
“the bus” (83 reviews)
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1-590 Kamiokamotomachi | 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi, 506-0055, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came here because of good review however we concluded a disappointing trip. Negatives 1) All facilities are old and run down 2) small and scenery is so so 3) It was mentioned 體驗, but it was closed Positive 1) Good souvenir shop and we...More

Thank 529dominicc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful village to spend few hours (2-3 hrs is enough) with gassho architecture (the house with triangular hay roof) and a look into farmers life in the old days

Thank MMMKl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bought the combination ticket of entrance ticket + roundtrip bus from the bus terminal = 930yen per person. Its only 10mins bus ride away to reach this serene place. I was lucky to be here 2 days after snow & see the folk village with...More

Thank aska215
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the scenery in this traditional village. I bought a package to go here for 930 Yen, including return bus ticket **Sarubobo Bus** and entrance fee. Bus fare is 210 Yen oneway and entrance fee 700 Yen. It is cheaper if bought as a package....More

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entrance fee I would say is a little expensive in Japanese standards - 800yen. Having said that there are quite a few things to see inside. Many little old Japanese games which you can play, as well as other old houses to see. Very...More

1  Thank Vicky L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had one night in Takayama , ( And it is surely not enough for this lovely historic town) .So we have decided to visit this Folk Village in Hida instead of taking an hour bus ride to Shirakawa-go . And it was a...More

Thank saul g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked from the station to the Folk Village which took 30 minutes. Nearby is another attraction, the Takayama Museum of Modern Art. At mid-day on a weekday in November there were no crowds. You walk between houses. There are notes in English in each...More

Thank AnnElisR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited after a fall of snow scenic and interesting. A must visit if you are in tanzawa. Taxi ride about 1000 Zen made it easy

Thank scoota2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our Ryokan receptionist asked us what we were going to be doing today and she recommended going to see the Folk Village. It did not disappoint. Although, the weather was about 5 degrees Celsius, it did not stop us from exploring this wonderful historic village....More

Thank ZeroTau
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great. We visited on a cold sunny November morning. We walked up from Takayama station which took under 30 minutes and is an easy walk. On arrival at the village we found it was very quiet and even when we left there...More

1  Thank James2468
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joanpape2017
7 January 2017|
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Response from Belgy11 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Of course you can walk from Takayama to the village, it's about 40 minutes walk. You also can take the bus at the train station, and then it would be 10 minutes on the bus. When you walk to Hida Takayama, you can first... More
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TSCheong
21 November 2016|
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Response from mieppus | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are several simple restaurants were you can eat.
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Alexey B
27 June 2015|
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Response from Kianlong | Reviewed this property |
Hi Alexey, Shirakawa-go is a huge destination (UNESCO World Heritage) with around 100 gassho-zukuri houses standing in an authentic village setting. On the other hand, Hida no Sato is a set-up, open air museum with around... More
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