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Official Hida Travel Guide

Once upon a Castle Town

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Seasonal Highlights

  • Rail Mountain Bike: Gattan Go

    Rail Mountain Bike: Gattan Go

  • Amou Prefectural Nature Park & Marshlands

    Amou Prefectural Nature Park & Marshlands

  • Ema Family Residence Ruins Park

    Ema Family Residence Ruins Park

Hida Itineraries

  • 2-day Exploration of Hida's Hidden Facets

    2-day Exploration of Hida's Hidden Facets

  • 1-Day Herbal Cuisine Trip

    1-Day Herbal Cuisine Trip

  • 1-Day Anime Tour of Hida

    1-Day Anime Tour of Hida

Hida Travelogue

Sweet Treats in Hida

Sweet Treats in Hida

I’m sure you’ve already encountered a number of articles on the internet about food in Hida and beef, but what about sweets? Let’s shine some light on all the sweets, confectioneries, and baked goods in Hida that are often overlooked due to the presence of Hida beef. These sw...

The SATOYAMA EXPERIENCE

The SATOYAMA EXPERIENCE

Discover the charm of Japan’s countryside through cycling Sandwiched between the picturesque Northern Japan Alps and the UNESCO World Heritage village of Shirakawa-go, lies an old castle town named Hida. With a small population and an abundance of greenery, the area has helped foster the...

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Access Hida Furukawa

Map of Japan describing the location of Hida in central Japan

Hida City is located in northern Gifu prefecture, not far from other regional attractions like Shirakawa-go and Takayama. Find out how to reach Hida from other parts of Japan.

By train

  • Takayama — 15 min
  • Toyama — 74 min
  • Nagoya — 2 hr 35 min
  • Tokyo — 3 hr 22 min
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