The original buildings of this, Takayama's oldest temple, were constructed in the 8th century, but later destroyed by fire. The oldest...
Hida Satoyama Cycling
The fantastic crew at Satoyama Cycling love what they do and do it with excellence. Small group tours are a fun way to meet the locals...
Daily Asa-ichi (morning markets) are wonderful way to start the day and meet the people. The Jinya-mae Morning Market is in front of...
Red Hill Pub
You'll feel like you're walking into a friend's living room in this cosy, dimly lit basement bar. The hip and happy owner, Hisayo,...
In the centre of town, Suzuya is one of Takayama's longstanding favourites, serving local specialities such as Hida-gyū , hoba-miso and...
1-70 Sōwa-chō · interesting places nearby
This butchery with upstairs restaurant is a unique, though not uncomplicated place to sample Hida-gyū at retail prices. You choose your own cut of meat, sold by weight (per 100g) which is plated and brought to the table for you to cook on an inset charcoal grill. Vegetables and simple desserts are included. Check the website for the lowdown. There's a ¥420 seating charge.