Japan, Tokai Region, Gifu Prefecture, Takayama, View of street at Kamisanno. (Photo by: JTB Photo/UIG via Getty Images)

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Takayama (officially known as Hida Takayama; 飛騨高山) has one of Japan's most atmospheric townscapes, with Meiji-era inns, hillside shrines and a pretty riverside setting. It's also home to one of the country's best-loved festivals. A trip here should be high on the list for anyone travelling in Central Honshū.


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