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Official Hida Travel Guide

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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

Road Trip Through Hida and Beyond

Road Trip Through Hida and Beyond

While the Shinkansen high-speed rail is often viewed as the quintessential Japanese travel method, pairing it with a road trip is the ultimate way to see Japan. There is no better place to do so than the route from Toyama City to Hida-Takayama. Rent a car from Toyama Station and venture south to ...

Lookout Points in Hida and Takayama

Lookout Points in Hida and Takayama

Although Japan is home to roughly 125 million people, you may be surprised to learn that two-thirds of the country is covered in rugged mountains. Here, nature is as diverse as the country’s cuisine and culture. Nowhere is this natural beauty better exemplified than in the Hida region. Reco...

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Access Hida Furukawa

Map of Japan describing the location of Hida in central Japan
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Tokyo Kanazawa Hida-Furukawa Station Takayama Shirakawa-go Toyama 90 E41 156 158 360 41 Takayama Nohi Bus JR Takayama Line
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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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