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Official Hida Travel Guide

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Seasonal Highlights

  • Rail Mountain Bike: Gattan Go

    Rail Mountain Bike: Gattan Go

  • Shirakabe Dozogai Street

    Shirakabe Dozogai Street

  • Amou Prefectural Nature Park & Marshlands

    Amou Prefectural Nature Park & Marshlands

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

Four Ways To Enjoy Local Herbal Cuisine in Hida Furukawa

Four Ways To Enjoy Local Herbal Cuisine in Hida Furukawa

As exciting as it is to take in the unique sights and sounds of Japan, no travel experience is complete without also experiencing local cuisine. Japan is famous for dishes like sushi and noodles, but these are standard culinary affairs, especially around popular travel destinations. Food is perha...

Hiking Mount Anbou

Hiking Mount Anbou

If you’re staying in the Hida area for a couple of days, a hike up to the top of Mount Anbou is well recommended. Suitable for hikers of all levels, the summit can be reached in about 1–1.5 hours and is a fairly leisurely climb, with plenty of nature to admire along the way. The trailhead is a...

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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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