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As we pulled up into Takayama from our train, there is a sense of rejuvenation, peace and serenity that envelopes us. Situated in the Japan Alps, Takayama oozes tranquility, freshness and allows you to live life at your own pace.
Takayama is small enough to walk around. It contains old streets and builbings that are remarkbly untouched by the passage of time. No wonder it's referred to as Little Kyoto with its shrines and old parts of town.
With such gorgeous scenery and fresh mountain air, Takayama is a place to get away from it all
- Pros:Leisurely pace, clean fresh air and friendly people
- Cons:Not for people who need a night life
- In a nutshell:Timelessness of Takayama
Very interesting street amoidst old private houses where some have been converted to become shops or restaurants. Shops... more travel advice
Takayama's main attraction is its old merchants' houses, which are clustered together in San-machi Suji on three narrow... more travel advice
Written Jan 2, 2006
The traditional houses of Hida No Sato
Written Jan 11, 2006
Old Private Houses
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