Hida Takayama is a well-known city in the mountainous area of Gifu prefecture. Hida Takayama possesses a very traditional nature in its aesthetic old town maintained for many decades. Many travelers wish to add this site in their journey to experience the historical and rural Japanese atmosphere. The Takayama festival is considered as one of the most beautiful festivals. It includes displays of festival floats, Karakuri performance and the Mikoshi procession, all which you can only experience in the city of Hida!
Moreover, you should definitely try the local food of Hida Takayama such as Mitarashi Dango (sweet dumplings), Yomogi Udon (mugwort noodles), Hoba miso (fermented soybean paste) and more. Fresh fruits and vegetables are also available at the morning markets!