Hida Folk VillageCurrently Closed
- Address: Japan, 〒506-0031 Gifu Prefecture, Takayama, 上岡本町1−590
- Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +81-577344714
- Ticket Price: 700 JPY
- Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
- Tags: Museum, Village, Historical Site, Family And Kids
Hida Folk Village - Review
The Hida Minzoka Mura Folk Village consists of 30 traditionally built structures including homes with thatched roofs, shrines and small sheds. The nearby Goami Pond adds to the landscape and is perfect to take a few moments to relax at its shore.
You can explore the homes and shrines as you like and see traditional tools, machinery and even see hand-made crafts take form in front of your eyes. Try your hand at making things from straw, wood and clay as you see the master craftsmen spin their magic. Do make sure you buy a few souvenirs before you leave.
Hida Folk Village Ticket Prices
- Adult: Japanese Yen 700
- Child (6-15 years): Japanese Yen 200
Hida Folk Village Opening and Closing Hours
- For change in timings, visit the official website.
Hida Takayama Crafts Experience Center:
- Wednesday-Monday: 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
How To reach Hida Folk Village by Public Transport
- By renting a bicycle
- On foot
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Things to Know Before Visiting Hida Folk Village
95% of people who visit Takayama include Hida Folk Village in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
87.23% of people start their Hida Folk Village visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
2 Hrs 30 Minutes
People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Hida Folk Village
93.63% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hida Folk Village
Hida Folk Village Map
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Hida Folk Village, Takayama Reviews
We liked this place very much indeed. About 30 historically important buildings sit in pleasing harmony with the lovely surrounding landscape, it seems well managed and maintained, the exhibits are interesting, and (at least when we visited on a May afternoon) there were no busloads of tourists to contend with. The owners or managers seem determined to play down the commercial aspects and keep it all quite natural and informative. The buildings have been relocated here from around the Hida region and illustrate the different kinds of houses and work spaces villages had 100+ years ago. If you don't have a car, I assume a bus, taxi or longish walk from the city will get you here, but it is definitely worth making an effort
Really nice place to spend a morning. There are lots of mini activities to keep kids entertained as it's quite history heavy but as big kids ourselves we found these great - wooden water pistols, puzzles, costumes, collecting stamps. Interesting insight into the traditional village life with plenty of explanation in English. I'd recommend feeding the fish as it's really entertaining/gross.
Loved seeing the architecture and the displays of items they used to use. I wished we were wearing footwear that were easier to take off and put on as you need to take off shoes to get in the house. Loved the stilts, tops, etc that you can try near the entrance. We didn't have enough time to truly explore and see everything. It can easily be a one day thing.
I have learned a lot about the way people in Hida lived in the old days. Very detailed information was provided at each 'house'. There are many maple trees at the village. How nice it must be in autumn when all the leaves are red!
Great museum collecting real Hida-Takayama houses, describing way of life in old days, traditional crafts, pieces of arts and everyday life. Very informative and with unique atmosphere. It is worth visiting! It took us about 2 hours to see everything, but were reading all info, feeding fishes and ducks etc, so we did not rush. For quicker travellers it may take 1 hour. The giftshop near the bus station is very nice!