Family and Kids in Takayama

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Hida Bussankan

    Family and Kids

    Hida Bussankan is a specialty shop that sells the famous Hida beef along with other varieties of dishes. Shop for locally made specialty food items including gift items, toys, souvenirs and authentically Japanese flavor. If you are looking for some Japanese snacks, you will love the variety of food available here. The Hida Milk Cheese cake, Cheese Roll Cake, cheese, pie roll, premium beef curry...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Yoshijima Heritage House

    Family and Kids

    The Yoshijima Heritage House was formerly the home of a rich merchant and was constructed under the supervision of master carpenter Nishida Isaburo in 1907. The house was also used as a brewery for sake indicated by the plastered store rooms that still are a part of the building. Today the house itself is an architectural masterpiece that confluences the Yin and Yang forces and uses wood as the...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Hikaru Museum

    Family and Kids

    The Hikaru Museum is one of the grandest art museums in Takayama with a vast collection of western classical, Japanese art, Contemporary pieces, calligraphy pieces, sculptures, cultural items and a range of other artefacts. Take a tour of the place to learn about the stories behind all the exhibits or simply walk by to appreciate the stunning pieces. The architecture of the museum itself is lar...Read more
  4. Amazing Takayama attraction for kids
    Sukyo Mahikari

    Family and Kids

    The Sukyo Mahikari is a temple that believes in ‘’the art of True light’. The practice was started in 1978 by Keishu Okada and is still followed after his death. The practice translates to being able to give and receive the light of God through your palms for a better, peaceful world. The stunning building of the temple welcomes you to explore yet another world of faith and is...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Kusakabe Folk Museum

    Family and Kids

    The Kusakabe Folk Museum was the former home of the Kusakabe family who were one of the rich merchants during the Edo and Meiji periods. The original store ‘Taniya’ was where they lent out money to the Public office. The place was burnt down and a new house (existing home) was built by master carpenter Jisuke Kawashiri using earthen flooring, wooden beams that merge seamlessly with ...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Takayama
    Road Station - Pascal Kiyomi

    Family and Kids

    The Road Station - Pascal Kiyomi offers the best of Japanese food and snacks along with sweets, drinks and other quick bites and is more of a pit-stop when exploring the gorgeous surroundings. Take a ride around the place especially is you are visiting during autumn season. The Cherry trees, the surrounding hills and quaint forested area is highly recommended for nature lovers and avid hikers. ...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Shokawa-zakura At Shokawacho Nakano

    Observatory

    The Shokawa-Zakura is one of the two oldest Cherry trees and is more than 400 years old! At its old location, the tree was submerged under the water at Miboro Dam and was brought here in the 1960’s. You can see wooden poles supporting the branches of the trees. The locals believe that every petal on this tree is a memory from someone who lived in the village. Take a walk around the park t...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Takayama Municipal Government Memorial Hall

    Family and Kids

    Built in the late 19th century, the Takayama Municipal Government Memorial Hall showcases the history of the government of Takayama. Made entirely from wood, take a walk inside to see historic office essentials, explore the rooms separated by panels and even take a look at historic phones, typewriters, old computers and other items. Even though the exhibits inside are interesting, the exterior ...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Hida Takayama Art And Festa Forest

    Family and Kids

    The Hida Takayama Art and Festa Forest recreates the atmosphere of the Takayama festival- one of the biggest highlights of Japan. See the intricately made grand floats and marionettes embellished with rich colors and art that leaves you stunned while the gold lacquered work seen on the screens, is simply timeless. The insect collection showcased here consist of rare fossils, butterfly exhibits ...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Ciao Ontake Snow Resort

    Family and Kids

    The Ciao Ontake Snow Resort covers an elevation of 2000 meters and is one of the best places to try winter sports. From Skiing to Ice-climbing, Snow-rafting, Snow boarding to simply playing around in the snow at the Kid’s park, a visit here is ideal for people of all ages. The dry snow is a treat for avid skiers while the view of the mountains from here, is a highlight in itself.
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Hida Takayama Teddy Bear Eco Village

    Family and Kids

    The Hida Takayama Teddy Bear Eco Village has a collection of 1000 teddy bears from all over the world across all ages. Some of the rare vintage teddy bears showcased here are the popular highlight while the in-house shop is perfect to buy toys. Take some time to later sip of a cup of coffee at the small Cafe nearby. The house itself is 180 years old and is loved for its traditional design and a...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Fukuji Hot Spring

    Family and Kids

    From Public baths to a preferred private bath- the Fukuji Onsen- Fukuji Hot Spring offers an indulging experience guaranteed to leave you feeling rejuvenated. The ambience of the space with natural light, water and stone elements used to create a relaxing place, adds to the visit. Sip on green tea or coffee later as you relax on the terrace garden of the spa and see the world go by. End your vi...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Lion Dance Ceremony Exhibition Hall

    Family and Kids

    The Lion dances are inseparable to the Japanese culture and to see a collection of over 800 masks at the Lion Dance Ceremony Exhibition Hall, is akin to touching a part of the country’s iconic art pulse. The place also showcases historic items and gets you familiar with the traditional performances of marionettes and puppets. When here, don’t miss out on the puppet show while seeing...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Utsueshijuhattaki Falls

    Family and Kids

    The Utsueshijuhattaki Falls is one of the many waterfalls formed on the Takinoue River and is loved for its picturesque white water that contrast with the surrounding lush green terrain. Winters transforms the whole place into a snowy wonderland with the waterfall still functioning.  The surrounding mountain is ideal for a hiking trip with a garden and even a campsite where you can stay ti...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Takayama Betsuin Shorenji Temple

    Family and Kids

    Believed to date back prior to the Edo period, the Takayama Betsuin Shorenji Temple is a sight to behold right from the entrance. The small town stands still in time and is a beautiful spot to walk round especially during winters, when the snow embellishes the grand buildings. The bell is the highlight of the town placed in a tower while the diverse buildings themselves are a treat for architec...Read more