Takayama is a smallish city (population reported variously from 60,000 to 96,000+ ) in the
Hida mountains, part of the range informally called the Japanese Alps, not far from Nagano
(site of the 1998 winter Olympic Games).
Information on our lodgings in Takayama and possible things to do is here.
Denver sister city, 55-year relationship
A charming town with lots of classic Japanese style
Miso on Magnolia Leaf
Hida Folk Village - collections of farm buildings from all over Japan
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