Takayama Elegance

Address: 1734-1 Matsunoki-machi, Takayama, Gifu, Chubu, 506-0802, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Takayama

Old town on Halloween

A travel blog entry by nreid on Oct 31, 2015

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... of lovely tea to finish. They seemed amazed that we wanted Sukiyaki and that chopsticks would do. Twice tried to give us knives and forks, and kept checking we were doing okay.

We have loved our time in Takayama. It is a bit out of the way to get here, but absolutely worth it. While we are enjoying Japan very much, Takayama is the highlight so far. We will be sad to leave tomorrow.


Hida beef country

A travel blog entry by nreid on Oct 30, 2015

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... this happening elsewhere. Our Council workers would like the resources that they seem to have.

It was a lazy start today before catching the 12:06 Shinkasen to Toyama and then transferring to the Hida 14 wide view train to Takayama. After classy new bullet trains, this one is typical diesel with worn and tired carpet and seats, but great wide view windows. Very few passengers.

The train takes you through the mountains running ...


A travel blog entry by ptoj on Oct 09, 2015

... parade . We got up very close. Oli and Joey had slushies, it was very crowded, lots of food stalls, lots of people. Thoughts for takayama: Oliver - busy, crowded festival, shaved ice drink, great pizza Joseph - bike ride, market and festival Philip ...

Hida folk village

A travel blog entry by ptoj on Oct 08, 2015

In the morning we went to the Miyagawa morning market - it was great, yummy fried chicken. Joey bought Sarubobo dolls. Then we walked up to the Hida village, and explored the old houses. Collected stamps, answered the quiz and got a prize at the end. In the evening we went to Salute for pizza - delicious. We had Margherita pizza with ...

Travelled from Toyama to Takayama

A travel blog entry by ptoj on Oct 07, 2015

We left Toyama and caught the train to Takayama. Before we got on the train we went to the bakery and the mini mart nearly 5 times - for bread, churros, lollies, Arrived in Takayama and caught a taxi to our ryokan - Ryokan Murayama. We went onto the town to a French restaurant for dinner - ...