Enjoy the charm of old and traditional Japanese merchants town (by walks)
Visit old town areas in Takayama with a local guide.
Walk around "Miyagawa morning market" and find local foods and handicrafts. Enter festival floats museum and visit Sakurayama shrine. Explore "Sanmachi Street" and enjoy old Japanese-style landscape and architecture. Enter either one of Kusakabe folklore museum or "Jinya" old government branch office.
9am-1pm, or 1pm-5pm, 4 hours, by walking.
Can be picked up by transport (mini-van), if you hotels are away from Takayama old town.
9:00 Meet the guide in your hotel (or other locations requested)
9:30 Morning market (miyagawa)
10:00 Kusakabe Folklore Museum (merchant house)
10:30 Sakurayama Shrine / Festival float museum
11:00 Sanmachi Street
12:00 Jinya (Old Government House)
13:00 Back to the hotel (or tour ends in old town area)
(In case of tours by walking, no public transports or private vans used)
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meeting point can be one of the following:
(1) Your hotel in Central Takayama city
(2) Takayama station
(3) "Thai Restaurant THANYAPORN"
End location: (1) At your hotel
(2) At Takayama station
(3) Thai Restaurant THANHYAPORN (1-15-3 Hanaokamachi, Takayama)
Duration: 4 hours
Extra hours services to be available by 4,000yen / hour.
If the customers need a local transport, a minivan with a driver is ready to be hired by additional cost of 5,000yen/hour.
2005 Toyota Voxy (mini-van), 9 seaters.
My services as your private guide for the day (4 hours tour).
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5000 JPY - takeout foods, drinks, snacks, souvenirs, entrance fees.
- foods, entrance fees(for museums) are not included in the tour price.
- transportation (private mini-van) is available at an additional cost. Please contact me to request a quote.
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We found Takayama a very interesting traditional place to visit after Tokyo and loved walking round the small streets, markets and sampling the tasty street food. The merchant's house gave us a good insight to real Japan. The guide was informative, spoke good English and very friendly.