Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato), Takayama

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Wander among historic farmhouses and homes at Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato), an open-air museum preserving a range of buildings and architectural styles from the nation's rugged mountain regions. The grounds of the museum contain nearly 30 structures, including numerous examples of rural constructions with distinctive thatched roofs. Within these buildings, moved here from around the surrounding countryside, you can observe lavish wooden paneling and low ceilings. As you explore the wooded grounds nestled among the lush hills, you'll learn about the region's rural way of life through the artifacts and decorations present in each house, some of which date back nearly five centuries. Put Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village (Hida no Sato) into our Takayama route builder website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Takayama.
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  • Went there both in summer and winter, and both times were absolutely perfect. In summer you get to hear the famous cicadas sounds and see all the little paths that are covered in snow in winter. I... 
    Went there both in summer and winter, and both times were absolutely perfect. In summer you get to hear the famous cicadas sounds and see all the little paths that are covered in snow in winter. I...  more »
  • I dropped in here briefly. It's easy to visit with the car park just down a short hill from the entrance. There weren't many people about and I just wandered around the lake to see the view. It was... 
    I dropped in here briefly. It's easy to visit with the car park just down a short hill from the entrance. There weren't many people about and I just wandered around the lake to see the view. It was...  more »
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  • This is a fascinating village with many great displays demonstrating how life was in the past. Take your time to visit all the displays and immerse yourself in Japanese culture.
  • Great experience and well maintained! Highly recommend if you’re in the area :)

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