What to See & Do

Hida Folk Village

飛騨の里(Hida no Sato)

A treasure trove of important cultural buildings

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The Hida Folk Village is an open-air museum with roughly 30 buildings characteristic of the Hida region, including the durable gassho-zukuri houses that have endured harsh weather conditions such as heavy snow for generations. The area recreates the atmosphere of a mountainous farming village from an age long past.

Some homes have items on display, such as tools required for agriculture as well as regular day-to-day lifestyle items. Other homes are used to host different activities or experiences, such as crafts or seasonal events.

Next to the bus stop is the Hida Takayama Crafts Experience Center, where visitors can try their hand at making over ten different types of arts and crafts (making your own sarubobo doll, for example) with no prior reservation required.
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Address / Map 〒506-0055
1-590 Kamioka Motomachi, Takayama City, Gifu
Telephone Number 0577-34-4711  (Hida Folk Village)
Business Hours 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closing time extended on nights of illumination
Days Closed for Business None
Price Adult: 700 yen (600 yen for groups of 20 or more)
Elementary and middle school: 200 yen (150 yen for groups of 20 or more)
Directions Take the Takayama City Loop-Line Bus to
the ”Hida no Sato” bus stop
20-minute drive from the Takayama-Nishi
Interchange of the Chubu-Jukan Expressway
Website Visit Website
Notes 10 spaces for buses
250 spaces for standard vehicles

For more information, visit the official website