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Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato)

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Address: 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi | 1-590 Kamiokamotomachi, 506-0055, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
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Authentic homes moved from a nearby valley and preserved intact make this...

Authentic homes moved from a nearby valley and preserved intact make this attraction a very special "open air museum."

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Worth a visit if you are not going to the real villages

We didn't have time to make it to a real village so this was certainly a good substitute. They brought house/buildings from the region to here. You should have the ability to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Unclepo13
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didn't have time to make it to a real village so this was certainly a good substitute. They brought house/buildings from the region to here. You should have the ability to walk a little on uneven ground to make it all the way around, but for the average person it is no issue. The buildings are interesting and there... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place was very well set up with some original houses and their stories. Some craft people were working there as well

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited with hubby as part of a Titan" Essence of Japan" tour. The brochure says, "opened in 1971 for the purpose of preserving traditional vernacular houses & lifestyles, & to pass the precious cultural heritage down to the next generation". I'd say they have achieved this. More than 30 buildings were moved from different parts of the Hida region. Tools... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go there - it is a nice and good opportunity to see old Japanese village houses for a very low price! You can walk around for one hour, the nature is also very nice.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Varied architectural types of Japanese homes /farms have been relocated from around the country to this park (reachable by city bus), making for a pleasant half day stroll. The grounds are posted with English descriptions of the age and provenance of the structures and some of the features within.

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Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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We liked it even though we had been to shirakawa-go. We concentrated on other types of buildings. Nice variety of buildings.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a few hours here in the cold and rain, though still had fun. A cute , little, old village with great shops, great walks and a chance to take some great photos. The people were lovely, great service and assistance. The only trouble is there is minimal food stalls, so finding lunch and a hot coffee was hard,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really nice collection of old thatch roof houses that gives you a brilliant insight into Japan of the past. There are also some craftsmen working on wood carving on site which is brilliant to watch. When we visited, it was still snowing so some parts of the village was closed off. There is a bus that gets... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a bit out of the way, but definitely worth the visit. The town is a nice stroll through classic Hida style housing. Your visit should not last much longer than an hour or hour and a half.

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Makati, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was there last winter. Good for a few hours of exploring as its just a small area. You can go inside the houses, but I was only able to go to some since I was wearing winter boots at that time and it takes to long to take off/put on back again. Also, it snowed quite a bit when we... More 

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