Orion Plaza Hotel

6-51 Hanasato-machi, Takayama, Gifu, Chubu, 506-0026, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Takayama

Kanazawa Gardens & Beautiful wood souvenirs

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... woodworking family that prides itself on perfection in design and finishes. After selecting the very best of wood specimens, he dries the wood for 40 days in the storage building, then dries the wood in the smoke room (to get the ambient moisture content to 6 to 7%, and to kill any residual insects that may reside in the wood), then takes the next step of drying the wood for another 45 days in the upstairs drying room, all in preparation for the shaping ...

Takayama: exploring

A travel blog entry by vanessaetyann

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... the best in town. Also you need to try the nice chocolate small cakes. The shop is located in the main pedestrian street close to the information center. The shop sell ice cream and "Creamy" (kind f ice cream but the cone is different). Ask the to warm the chocolate cakes so you can eat them straight away... yummy... Finally, the beef brochette with salt and pepper. The best ones are in a small shop at the far west extremity of the Miyagawa morning market. ...

Site seeing in Takayama.

A travel blog entry by steveandtam

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... off to find the butcher where you are able to chose your meat and then go upstairs to sit at the restaurant and they cook it how you like it. We decided to just order straight off the menu and we got a selection of rice dishes (with hida beef of course) and the boys got some delicious marbled fatty beef to grill for ourselves. The meal was completely delectable! Please see pics attached. We desperately needed to work off our lunch so we headed to the ...

Hida beef get in our bellies!

A travel blog entry by steveandtam

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... have to go back down the hill, but we had to come back up it again to even be able to get into our rooms. The boys desperately tried to get us to admire the view - but as pretty as it was, it truly wasn't worth the physical pain that the hill from hell was causing. We sat out on the deck area overlooking the town while the boys had a beer, and then beautiful tiny flakes of snow started falling. We decided to leave our bags and wandered back ...

Golden pavilion, Nijo Castle and burnt miso!

A travel blog entry by steveandtam

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... We wandered along the paths and through the well manicured gardens and ponds madly clicking away! It started snowing while we were there (Japan weather gods seem to have forgotten that it's spring) so we went in search of a hearty curry to warm our souls. We found a place nearby that had cheap curry and beer so we made our way up onto our tatami mats around the tiny little table at the back and drank our delicious warm tea while we waited. The curry was delicious! It ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Hidatakayama Onsen area of Takayama, is near Takayama Jinya, Sanmachi Suji, Nakasendo Walking Trail, and Takayama Museum of Local History (Kyodokan).
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