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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

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...

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 ...

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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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