Hida Hotel Plaza
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Hot tub
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Hida Hotel Plaza Takayama
Travel Blogs from Takayama
The 2:30 hrs train ride from Nagoya to Takayama was very scenic. I really got a bit homesick on this train ride. Takayama is a small town close to the Japanes mountains also called Japanese Alps. The town has a beautiful old town and many lovely temples (with awesome picture opportunities). I did two day trips, one on top of a mountain with a cable car and another one ...
Haha, it's raining again and the Japanese can't even believe it!
The bed on the floor experience was okay, no hips and elbows wedged into the floorboards or anything like that.
Breakfast was amazing, tasted good and was fun! The dining room is on tatami so slippers off before we entered and tables and chairs were low.
We had ordered the western breakfast which consisted of stewed fruits (berries and mangoes), fresh fruit in ...
... separated only by sliding paper doors. Very atmospheric. Afterwards Anna and I wandered around town, having a lazy lunch and visiting a couple of art and history museums and an old government building from the 17th century. You can just imagine the officials in their ceremonial robes going about their business, especially in the interrogation room where they extracted confessions through some pretty gruesome methods like making ...
... so on. It is somewhat like large markets in most cities, but bigger and with 100 times more species of fish and untold items which we could never name and mostly couldn't guess how to use ... dried herbs or seaweeds, for example. To my relief, most of the fish and shellfish were not alive, but I did see an iced crab try for one final limb stretch. This is not my kind of amusement, so we left the market and found a small restaurant for a Japanese style lunch of steak and prawn ...
... the people, the sights and sounds of a modern bustling city, so similar to every other of its size and sophistication, yet so perfectly different for being completely Japanese. The young people's fashion provide a continual tableau of wonder. We chose a small "Japanese/Italian" restaurant again ... it seems if it's not Japanese, it's Italian ... not many other ethnic restaurants are represented. As we sat down a huge group of Japanese ...