Hida Folk Village

sights / Architecture

Hida Folk Village information

Takayama , Japan
Address
Street 1-590 Kamiokamoto-chō
More information
www.hidanosato-tpo.jp/english12
Prices
adult/child ¥700/200
Opening hours
8.30am-5pm
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Lonely Planet review

The sprawling, open-air Hida-no-Sato is a highly recommended half-day trip. It features dozens of traditional houses and buildings which were dismantled at their original sites throughout the region and rebuilt here. Well-presented displays offer the opportunity to envision rural life in previous centuries. During clear weather, there are good views of the Japan Alps. To get here, hire a bicycle, or catch a bus from Takayama bus station (¥200, 10 minutes). The Hida-no-Sato setto ken ticket combines return fare and admission to the park for ¥900. Be sure to check return times for the bus.