Teramachi & Shiroyama-kōen
This original district of three main streets (Ichino-machi, Nino-machi and Sanno-machi) of merchants has been immaculately preserved....
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...
North of Sanmachi are two excellent examples of Edo-period merchants' homes, with the living quarters in one section and the...
If you're a fan of Bob Dylan, you'll likely connect with the owner of this mellow bar with a real rustic charm. He doesn't speak much...
Chiffon cake, melon bread and local Hida-beef curry are all items you might find on the menu in this handsome cafe within a restored...
Lonely Planet review
These lovely, hilly districts to the east are linked by a well signposted walking path. Teramachi has over a dozen temples and shrines you can wander around before taking in the greenery of Shiroyama-kōen. Various trails lead through the park and up the mountainside to the ruins of the castle, Takayama-jō .