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Miyagawa Morning Market
Situated at the center of the city of Takayama, Gifu, Miyagawa Morning Market takes place along Miyagawa river every morning. It started during the Edo period. It is considered as one of Japan's three biggest morning markets. In this animated market, there are more or less 60 stores, selling vegetables, flowers, miso, vegetables pickled in vinegar, and other seasonal products. All products are produced by local farmers. Therefore, you can purchase fresh products in this morning market. Furthermore, it is situated in the the area near Takayama's tourist spot, Sanmachi Street, where you can take-out and munch on local specialties.
- Along Miyagawa river, Shimosannomachi, Takayama-shi, Gifu
- Contact No.
- 10-min walk from JR Takayama Station
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- 7:00-12:00 (Starts from 8:00 in winter)
The opening hours vary depending on each store. Some stores are closed or close earlier during New Year Holiday.
Please check the official site for further details.
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 90 min
※ 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.
Plenty of local vegetables and produce
The products sold at Miyagawa Morning Market are all produced by local farmers. You can find fresh and cheap vegetables and fruits. You can also find items with the local mascot, Sarubobo, and other handmade items. It is a great place to find gifts to take back home. It is also great to see who made the products sold in the market.
Walk around the old town near Asaichi street
Near Asaichi Street where Miyagawa Morning Market takes place, you will see a nostalgic old town. As you enter the town, it feels as if you traveled back in time to a samurai drama. You can also look around the town in a rickshaw. We recommend that you take a ride in rickshaw after walking on Asaichi street.
Take-out at Miyagawa Street and surrounding areas
On Asaichi Street and in the area around, you can buy take-out food and eat while walking around the streets. In addition to dango (sweet dumplings) and ice cream, you can buy dumplings or skewers made of "Hida beef" raised in Gifu. You can even taste fresh sushi. You can find many stores where you can taste delicious food.