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HIDA FREE TOUR
”HIDA FREE TOUR” is the Hida area version of “Free Walking Tour” now popular in Europe. It is a walking tour to visit some historical spots that only locals know about and places popular among locals. The tour covers the areas of Takayama city where old streetscapes still remain, Shirakawa-go that is designated as a world heritage site, and Hida city where a stream of clear water runs through the town of storehouses with white walls. All the local guides are deeply attached to this area and introduce you to a more interesting Hida.
- 1-91 Honmachi, Takayama-shi, Gifu
- Contact No.
- 8 minutes' walk from JR Takayama station The meeting point is decided depending on the course
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 90 minutes - 2.5 hours
- Admission fee
- Free (donation is required)
- Other Information
- Reservations required The program is conducted in English or Japanese
※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.
What is the Free Walking Tour?
”Free Walking Tour” is a free walking tour originally started in Europe. The people who live in the area conduct the tour as guides to introduce more authentic attractions of the area than usual sightseeing tours. Although the tour is free, it is a rule to donate some money that you think is worth the tour.
Attractions of Hida Area
Most courses are held in Takayama city, Shirakawa village and Hida city. Takayama city has the streetscape of Edo period preserved and very popular especially among foreign tourists, Shirakawa village has the world heritage site, Shirakawa-go, and Hida city has an area of storehouses with white walls. Each area has its attractions.
Details of the Program
You can customize your tour through e-mails beforehand. You can create your original tour that is full of attractions that is not even in a guide book. The tour is conducted in either English or Japanese.