Historic Site in Hida-Furukawa

Seto-kawa & Shirakabe-dōzō

You'll find this lovely historic canal district five minutes' walk from JR Hida-Furukawa Station, boasting white-walled shops, storehouses, private homes and carp-filled waterways. Across the canal, Ichino-machi is …
Museum in Hida-Furukawa

Hida Carpentry Museum

This museum dedicated to the history of Japanese carpentry and its unique methods is a must for woodworkers and design fans. In a hands-on room, you can try assembling blocks of wood cut into different joint pattern…
Buddhist Temple in Hida-Furukawa


Riverside Honkō-ji is Hida's largest wooden temple, showcasing the fine craftsmanship of Furukawa's carpenters. Originally established in 1532, the current buildings date from 1913 following a fire that destroyed 90…