Outdoor Activities in Takayama

Outdoor activities in Takayama are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Takayama comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Takayama and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Takayama has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Takayama.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Takayama:

  1. #1 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 495 itineraries
    Hida Folk Village

    Tags: Museum, Village, Historical Site

    Address: Japan, 〒506-0031 Gifu Prefecture, Takayama, 上岡本町1−590

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 perfec...Read more

  2. #2 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 729 itineraries
    Takayama Old Town, Sanmachi Suji

    Tags: Landmark, Walking Area, Historical Site, Food And Drinks

    Address: Kamiichino-machi, Takayama-shi, Gifu-ken

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Sanmachi Suji neighborhood takes you back to the Edo period with buildings that date from the 17th to the 19th century. The neighborhood was where wealthy merchants settled down and their resident...Read more

  3. #3 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 531 itineraries
    Takayama Jinya

    Tags: Historical Site, Food And Drinks, Architecture

    Address: 1-5 Hachiken-machi, Takayama, Japan

    Timings: 08:45 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Takayama Jinya is a government office that was used to get the Hida province under the rule of Edo Bakufu (Shogunate) and was formerly a residential place that belonged to Lord Kanamori. The place...Read more

  4. #4 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 161 itineraries
    Shinhotaka Ropeway

    Tags: Nature, Ropeways

    Address: Japan, 〒506-1421 Gifu Prefecture, Takayama, 奥飛騨温泉郷新穂高

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Shinhotaka Ropeway is one of the most fun ways to get around the city and is preferred to reach Shinhotaka Onsen. See the gorgeous view of the Japanese north Alps as you are taken through the beau...Read more

  5. #5 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 242 itineraries
    Takayama Morning Market

    Tags: Market, Street Market, Shopping Center, Street Food

    Address: Shimosannomachi, 〒506-0841 Gifu Prefecture, Takayama, Japan

    Timings: 07:00 am - 12:00 pm Details

    Originally known as a place where locals would peddle grains and exotic fruits, today, the Hida-Takayama Miyagawa Morning Market has come a long way to offer an array of stalls that sell everything fr...Read more

  6. #6 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 379 itineraries
    Takayama Festival Float Exhibition Hall

    Tags: Arts And Crafts, Exhibition , Hall

    Address: 178 Sakuramachi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-0858, Japan

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Held in in spring on April 14 and 15 and in autumn on October 9 and 10, the Takayama Festival Floats are an experience in themselves. If you have missed the festival, head to this exhibition hall to s...Read more

  7. #7 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 460 itineraries
    Higashiyama Walking Course

    Tags: Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Japan, 〒506-0855 岐阜県高山市愛宕町周辺 (Takayama çevresindeki Yubinbango506-0855, Gifu Prefecture Atago-cho, Japan)

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Created by Kanamori Nagachika (1524-1600) who loved Kyoto, the King made a Castle here with the hilly region developed to resemble the Higashiyama area. All of the attractions of these area come toget...Read more

  8. #8 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 283 itineraries
    Hirayuotaki Fall

    Tags: Water Body, Waterfront, Waterfall, Nature

    Address: ‪Okuhida Onsengo Hirayu, Takayama 506-1433 , Gifu Prefecture‬, Japan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located amidst the gorgeous Gifu region, the Hirayuotaki Fall is one of the most popular waterfalls in Japan and covers a height of 64 meters. The sublime view in the summers and spring season of the ...Read more

  9. #9 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 125 itineraries
    Hida Daishonyudo Cave

    Tags: Cave, Landmark, Historical Site

    Address: 1147 Nyukawacho Hiyomo, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture 506-2256, Japan

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Hida Daishonyudo Cave is a limestone cave that covers a length of 800 meters located at a height of 900 meters- making this the highest limestone cave in Japan! Walk through the pathway laid throu...Read more

  10. #10 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 564 itineraries
    Hidakokubun-ji Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: 1-83 Sawawa Town, Takayama City Gifu Prefecture 506-0007

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Hida Kokubun-ji Temple is home to some of the oldest and diverse Buddha statues and includes idols of Honboshi Yakushi, Amida Birai, Sei Kannon Bodhisattva, Benzaiten and Fudo Fudo among others- w...Read more

  11. #11 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 30 itineraries
    Hirayu Onsen Resort And Wellness Area

    Tags: Leisure, Spa, Resort, Ski Resort

    Address: Hirayu 768-1, Okuhida Onsengo, Takayama-shi, Gifu-ken, 506-1433, Japan

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:20 pm Details

    Offering something for the beginners, intermediate skiers and professionals the Hirayu Onsen Resort and Wellness Area is a popular family spot during winters. The hot springs are perfect to soothe you...Read more

  12. #12 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 384 itineraries
    Takayama Museum Of History And Art

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Landmark

    Address: 1-124-1, Kamiokamoto-cho, Takayama-shi, Gifu-Ken 506-0055, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Offering a brilliant view of the Northern Alps and Takayama City, the Takayama Museum of History and Art is a rare treat for tourists. See a fabulous collection of glass art and European Art Nouveau a...Read more

  13. #13 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 405 itineraries
    Sakurayama Hachiman-gu Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: 178, Sakuramachi, Takayama city, Gifu, Japan

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Sakurayama Hachimangu Shrine dates back to the ruling era of Emperor Nintoku (413 - 439) who pleaded Prince Takefurukuma-no-mikoto to kill Ryoumen Sukuna- a dangerous monster. Before the prince le...Read more

  14. #14 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 302 itineraries
    Nakabashi Bridge

    Tags: Landmark, View Point, Bridge

    Address: Kawahara cho 49, 〒506-0023 Gifu Prefecture, Takayama, Japan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Nakabashi Bridge’s iconic red color makes it easy to spot. But what truly pulls people to the bridge is the view of the Cheery Blossom trees surrounding the bridge. During the spring season ...Read more

  15. #15 of 75 Outdoors Activities in Takayama
    - Used in 117 itineraries
    Okuhida Bear's Park

    Tags: Park, Wildlife Park

    Address: Okuhida Onsengō Hitoegane, 2535−, 〒506-1432 Gifu-ken, Takayama-shi, Japan

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Okuhida Bear's Park is home to a number of Asian black bears. Interacting with the bears as you feed them or to simply see them in their own world, is a rare chance to see these animals up close. ...Read more