Hida Folk Village an approximately 99,000 square meter site is an open air museum exhibiting over 30 traditional houses and buildings from the Hida region, the mountainous district of Gifu Prefecture.
The houses were built during the Edo Period (1603 - 1867) and were relocated from their original locations to create the museum in 1971.
The open air museum features buildings such as the former village head's house, logging huts, storehouses and a number of gassho-zukuri farmhouses. All exhibited buildings at this village were carefully preserved and open for exploration.
A short walk from the Hida Folk Village is the Hida Takayama Crafts Experience Center wherein visitors can attend a workshop on local handicrafts. Visitors can learn how to make crafts such as beaded key chains, sarubobo dolls, ceramic cups or glass wind chimes, and take them home as souvenirs.
The Hida Folk Village is a 30-35 minute walk or 10-minute bus ride from Takayama Station (Takayama Main Line). In addition, it is also accessible via riding the Sarubobo Bus.
Hida Folk Village opens at 8:30 to 17:00.
No closing days.
Admission fee is 700 Yen
Parking Lot cost 300
Yen Hida Takayama Crafts Experience Center opens 10:00 to 16:00 and closed during Thursdays.
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