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A Complete travel guide of Hida Takayama – Shirakawa-go, Beautiful Views, Onsen, And More! Part- 3

Welcome to our third part of “A Complete travel guide of Hida Takayama – Shirakawa-go, Beautiful Views, Onsen, And More!” You can know about the rest of Tourist Destinations in Hida Takayama! Let’s go!

Tourist Destinations in Hida Takayama

Shrines and Temples:

 

      Hida Kokubunji Temple

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  •         It is a historical temple.
  •         It was built in 741, is the Hida Kokubunji Temple.
  •         The massive ginkgo tree that is said to be over 1,250 years old and the only three-tier pagoda in the Hida area.
  •         Visiting this temple, must see these.
  •         Address: Gifu, Takayama, Sowamachi 1-83

Website: Hida Kokubunji Temple (Japanese)

 

      Hida Senkoji Temple

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  •         It was constructed 1,200 years ago.
  •         This ancient temple was built 900 meters above sea level.
  •         Within the Kesazan temple grounds is the Enku Buddhist Treasure Hall.
  •         You can see a portion of the displays of the sixty-three wooden Buddhist statues made by the great monk Enku.
  •         This temple has become a popular tourist spot.
  •         Nearly 20 to 30 thousand visitors visit each year.
  •         Address: Gifu, Takayama, Nyukawacho Shimobo 1553

Website: Senkoji Temple

 

      Kokaya Yakushido

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  •         The Kokaya Yakushido is a temple that was built by artisans of Hida.
  •         It is the oldest wooden structure in the prefecture.
  •         It is also designated as an important cultural heritage site in Gifu.
  •         Address: Gifu, Hida, Kamiokacho Kokaya

Hot Springs

Now, I will give a brief introduction to each hot spring spot along with its surrounding tourist locations.

 

Oku Hida Hot Springs

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  •         Right in the heart of the Northern Japanese Alps is the Oku-Hida hot springs area.
  •         It is made up of Hirayu hot springs, Fukuji hot springs, Shin-Hirayu hot springs, Tochio hot springs and Shin-Hotaka hot springs.
  •         Along with overnight options, foot baths and one-day hot springs are also available.
  •         Staying overnight and spending a relaxing time in all five hot springs is highly recommended.
  •         You can enjoy the view of the colorful foliage as well during the autumn.
  •         Address: Gifu, Takayama, Oku-Hida Onsengo Kansaka 710-14

Website: Oku Hida Hot Springs

 

      Hida Sousha

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  •         You need only 15 minutes on foot from Takayama Station to the Hida Sousha Shrine.
  •         This shrine is where the 18 Gods of Hida are enshrined.
  •         If prayers are given here, you can be blessed by all 18 Gods at once, right in this spot!
  •         Address: Gifu, Takayama, Kandamachi 2-114

 

      Fukuji Hot Springs

  •         In the quaint hot spring town, you will find the Fukuji Hot Springs.
  •         It has relaxing springs.
  •         It has family-friendly activities such as a trekking course for beginners and the chance to eat freshly made rice cakes.
  •         These are grilled on a traditional irori fireplace every morning.
  •         Address: Gifu, Takayama, Oku-Hida Onsengo, Fukuji
  •         Website: Fukuji Hot Springs (Japanese)

 

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In this part, I have discussed about tourist destinations of Hida-Takayama! You can get more information in next part: A Complete travel guide of Hida Takayama – Shirakawa-go, Stunning Views, Onsen, And More! Part- 1,2, 4 and 5. I have introduced about Hida-Takayama and access towards this place in A Complete travel guide of Hida Takayama – Shirakawa-go, Stunning Views, Onsen, And More! Part-1! So, keep following!! Best of luck!!

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