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Area : gifu

 
Shirakawa-go

Shirakawa-go

The scenery of this gassho-zukuri settlement nestled deep in the mountains is...

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Cormorant Fishing on the Nagara River

Cormorant Fishing on the Nagara River

Cormorant fishing, called ukai in Japanese, is a traditional fishing techniqu...

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Gero Hot Spring

Gero Hot Spring

This hot spring that lies along the Hida River has long been known throughout...

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Hida Beef

Hida Beef

The undisputed champion of gourmet cuisine in Gifu Prefecture can only be the...

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Ayu

Ayu

The ayu sweet fish, sometimes called the “Queen of Clear Waters,” is a river ...

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Goheimochi Rice Cakes

Goheimochi Rice Cakes

Goheimochi, grilled rice cake that is skewered and basted in a thick sauce, i...

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UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage: Mino Washi Paper

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage: Mino Washi Paper

Both beautiful and durable, Mino Washi is a traditional craft that commands a...

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Mino Yaki

Mino Yaki

Yet another longstanding traditional art of Gifu Prefecture, Mino Yaki potter...

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Sarubobo

Sarubobo

These curious little fellows that can be commonly seen in souvenir stores acr...

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Magome Post Town on the Nakasendo Highway

Magome Post Town on the Nakasendo Highway

Magome is the 43rd post town on the ancient Nakasendo Highway that connected ...

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Shinhotaka Ropeway and the Okuhida Hot Spring Villages

Shinhotaka Ropeway and the Okuhida Hot Spring Villages

Take a 3,200-meter-long trip through the skies on a ropeway, with a differenc...

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Takayama

Takayama

Dubbed the “Little Kyoto of Hida,” Takayama’s old quarter (called “Sanmachi”)...

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