Hotel Associa Takayama Resort

1134 Echigocho, Takayama, Gifu, Chubu, 506-0033, Japan | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Takayama


A travel blog entry by mek1 on Apr 22, 2014

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Today we are in Takayama. It is an old town situated in a long valley between very high mountains. For hundreds of years it was cut off from the rest of the country. The people here cannot raise rice but they became excellent wood carvers using the lumber from the surrounding forests. Most of the surrounding trees are cedar. The …

UNESCO heritage sites

A travel blog entry by evaclapham on Nov 12, 2013

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Woke early, opened the curtains and saw a beautiful sight; a light flurry of snow falling gently to earth. Sooo pretty. A perfect start to our day. Today we took a trip to the UNESCO heritage areas of Gokayama and shirakawa-go. On the way we saw towering mountains capped with snow, raging rivers and stunning autumn colours. We passed through 12 …

Beautiful autumn in takayama district

A travel blog entry by evaclapham on Nov 11, 2013

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After a final stroll around Kanazawa in the rain, we boarded the local train to takayama. How clever are we? We had 2 changes of train and although not many signs in English, we managed to find our way to Takayama. Two of the trains were more like our light rail and meandered through some of the prettiest countryside we've seen. Mountains awash …

Day 2

A travel blog entry by ifeuhrah on Sep 22, 2012

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As soon as we checked out of our hotel in Nagoya, we were headed to transfer to the vicinity of Gifu, which was approximately a 1 hour journey. We visited the Gifu Castle, to catch a glimpse of the Japanese traditional daily life, which then we headed to enjoy pear picking. The pears were extremely delicious and juicy, coming from a person who won' …

Takayama July 9 2014

A travel blog entry by haber.japan2014


... she laughed like the happy Buddha as Merrill took about a thousand pictures. We kept walking and found a Temple originally built in 625 AD. The tree next to it was 1200 years old and had an even more important job for the locals. The changes in the trees foliage announce the change in weather. Only during certain months can vegetables and plants grow. Then Tokayama will be blanketed in snow and the skiers will descend upon it. Oh how id love to fly down ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on 1134 Echigocho, Takayama, is near Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato), Takayama Jinya, Nakasendo Walking Trail, and Hida Takayama Museum of Art.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Associa Takayama Resort

    Reviewed by evaclapham

    Lovely place to stay

    Reviewed Nov 12, 2013
    by (3 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    A very lovely hotel with a very spacious room and stunning views of the mountains surrounding Takayama. However the restaurants here very expensive.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by ifeuhrah


    Reviewed Sep 22, 2012
    by (4 reviews) Singapore , Singapore Flag of Singapore

    One of the best stays I ever had on this trip. Amazing service.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Associa Takayama Resort

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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