Takayama-jinya

sights / Architecture

Takayama-jinya information

Location
Takayama , Japan
Address
1-5 Hachiken-machi
Telephone
+81 577 577 32 0643
Prices
adult/child ¥430/free
Opening hours
8.45am-4.30pm Sep-Jul, to 6pm Aug
Something wrong?
Submit a correction

These sprawling grounds south of Sanmachi-suji house the only remaining prefectural office building of the Tokugawa shogunate, originally the administrative centre for the Kanamori clan. The present main building dates back to 1816 and was used as local government offices until 1969. There's also a rice granary, garden and a torture chamber with explanatory detail. Free guided tours in English are available (reservations advised).