Autumn in Takayama! 3 places you should visit

Autumn is one of the most popular seasons for tourists visiting Takayama.
We have Takayama festival(Oct 9th and 10th), and you can enjoy the Autumn leaves in the area.
Here are some of the great places you can visit to enjoy Autumn in Takayama.

  1. Higashiyama Walking Course

    Located a little east of the Old town area, there is a walking course called Higashiyama walking course.
    It is about 3.5-kilometer-long walking course in quiet area with a lot of nature.
    You will be able to enjoy seeing more than a dozen of temples and shrines by taking this walking course.
    The route goes through Shiroyama Park, the former site of Takayama castle.

    Higashiyama Walking Course (about 12 min walk from JR Takayama Station)

  2. Shiroyama Park
    It is the site where Takayama castle was built. It is like a small mountain with a lot of trees and animals.
    There’s a castle ruin on top, and it is a great place to enjoy the view of Takayama.
    It is particularly beautiful in the morning. You can enjoy birds chatting and see the sunrise.
    There’s a parking and a small playground making it a nice place for family to relax.

    Shiroyama Park(about 30 min walk from JR Takayama station)
  3. Kitakayama Park
    It is a very quiet park where you can enjoy the beautiful night view.
    It is a little hard to get to the park which in on top of the hill (there’s a parking but it is very small and sometimes it is not available), but you can take good pictures of surrounding mountains and Takayama city from there.
    There’s a small café called Ichii. You can relax and enjoy drinking

    Kitayama Park(about 40 min walk from JR Takayama station)

Okuhida, Norikura ,and Kamikochi are also popular places to go in the Autumn.
These areas are outside of Takayama ,but can be easily accessed by taking Nohi bus.
Autumn leaves in Takayama are really beautiful and breathtaking.
Be sure to bring a good camera with you and enjoy the view!

If you need further infomation, feel free to ask us via email
Or you can  visit our cafe or bar to get more information directly.
Address: 〒506-0009 岐阜県高山市花岡町2丁目36

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