Kusakabe Folk Crafts Museum
Yoshijima Heritage House
Design buffs shouldn't miss Yoshijima-ke , which is well covered in architectural publications. Its lack of ornamentation allows you to...
On display are over 800 shishi (lion) masks, instruments and drums related to festival dances. The main draw are the twice-hourly...
Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall
A rotating selection of four of the 23 multi-tiered yatai (floats) used in the Takayama Matsuri can be appreciated here. These...
Rum Dance Hall
This stylish bar appeals to a cool, older crowd. There's a plethora of cocktails on the menu and the English-speaking owner spins jazz,...
This traditional eatery specialises in regional dishes such as hoba-miso and Hida -gyū soba . Seating is on tatami mats around long...
Kusakabe Folk Crafts Museum information
Lonely Planet review
This building dating from the 1890s showcases the striking craftsmanship of traditional Takayama carpenters. Inside is a collection of folk art.