Visit to Hida Folk Village Area (old Japanese village):
- Brief description: this typical Hida village was built in the outskirts of Takayama, reproducing buildings of the Shirakawa valley form the XVII, XVIII and XIX century. Hida Folk Village is an outdoor museum with more than 30 houses of farmers and other traditional buildings. The praying-hands-roofs were brought from the Shirakawago valley and are called Gassho - zukuri. You will see how the buildings have been carefully preserved and contain tools and objects used in that period as a reminder of the life and culture of the agricultural villages.
- Duration of visit: 1 hr
- Observations: opens every day from 8.30 to 17.00
- Cost: 700¥
- How to get there: from Takayama railway station, take the "Sarubobo Bus" (10 min. - 200¥).