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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

Hida no Takumi

Hida no Takumi

Hida Furukawa may have shot to fame in recent years as the alleged inspiration for some scenes in the hit animation “Your Name” (Kimi no Na wa), but it has been renowned for much longer as a center for woodworking and high-quality artisan craftsmanship. Ancient woodcraft heritage ...

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...

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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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