Direct Bus From JR Nakatsugawa Sta. to Naegi Castle Ruins

September 12 , 2018
See the castle ruins that were chosen as number one in the “Mountain Castle with a Best View” section of the travel publication Japan’s Best Castles Ranking, released in Japan this past April (Japanese name of publication: 日本の城ベストランキング).

Nakatsugawa City is offering a limited-time bus that runs from JR Nakatsugawa Station to Naegi Castle Ruins.

This direct bus is available 4 times a day on weekends and national holidays through November (below for more info).
Autumn leaves are normally viewable from early to late November, so don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

【Naegi Castle Ruins】
http://travel.kankou-gifu.jp/en/see-and-do/100/
Direct Bus From JR Nakatsugawa Sta. to Naegi Castle Ruins

JR ”Wide View Hida” Services Between Takayama and Toyama to Resume Late November

September 5 , 2018
JR Central has announced that they expect to have damaged railroad tracks between Sakakami Sta. and Inotani Sta. restored in late November.
Along with the reopening of this section of tracks, Limited Exp. Wide View Hida services between Takayama and Toyama will also be resumed.

Until the railroad tracks are fully repaired, it is still possible to travel from Takayama to Toyama with JR using the following route:

① JR Hida-Furukawa (or Takayama) → JR Sakakami w/ “local” variant train
② JR Sakakami → JR Inotani w/ free temporary shuttle bus provided for JR passengers (see PDF for shuttle bus timetable)
③ JR Inotani → JR Toyama w/ “local” variant train

***please note that travel time will be considerably longer than normal because only “local” trains are available to use
JR ”Wide View Hida” Services Between Takayama and Toyama to Resume Late November

Autumn 2018 Tourism and Event Newsletter Release

September 3 , 2018
Summer is coming to an end, bringing about my favorite season of the year: Autumn. This time of the year in Gifu is jam-packed with seasonal activities and events that are sure to keep you occupied!

Unfortunately I am unable to feature every event in this newsletter so please continue to check our Facebook page for more info!
Autumn 2018 Tourism and Event Newsletter Release