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Official Hida Travel Guide

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Seasonal Highlights

  • Shirakabe Dozogai Street

    Shirakabe Dozogai Street

  • Ema Family Residence Ruins Park

    Ema Family Residence Ruins Park

  • Hida Nagareha Ski Resort

    Hida Nagareha Ski Resort

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

 Your Souvenir Stop: Japanese Candles by Mishima

Your Souvenir Stop: Japanese Candles by Mishima

This little unassuming store along a Hida Furukawa backstreet is well worth seeking out on your Hida travels. If not to chance your luck by observing a live demonstration of Mishima-san making his Japanese candles (Wa-rousoku) inside the entrance, then just to meet and admire his incredible passi...

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...

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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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