Shōhō-ji (Gifu Great Buddha)
Gifu City History Museum
Located within the grounds of Gifu-kōen, this museum focuses on the Sengoku period, when daimyo Oda Nobunaga was at the height of his...
Perched atop Mt. Kinka-zan with sweeping views over the cities of Gifu and Nagoya, the castle is a 1956 concrete replica of Oda...
Nagara River Ukai Museum
This shiny new museum, opened in 2012, is the only one of its kind and features exhibits on everything you could possibly want to know...
The friendly staff of this popular and spacious pub will make you feel welcome. Guinness is the beer of choice and simple meals are...
This humming hole-in-the-wall does soupy fried gyōza and ebi chahan (shrimp fried rice). Go straight from JR station along the street...
Lonely Planet review
The main attraction of this orange-and-white temple is the papier-mâché daibutsu (Great Buddha; c.1832), one of the three Great Buddha statues of Japan. It's 13.7m tall and is said to have been fashioned over 38 years using a tonne of paper sutras.