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Hida (飛騨) is a city in the northern part of Gifu Prefecture.


Known as Furukawa (古川) until its 2004 merger with nearby villages, the town is often likened to a small version of Takayama, with a popular spring festival and a small, well-preserved historical city center.

Get in[edit]

Get off JR Hida Furukawa (飛騨古川駅,) station on JR Takayama line. 15 minutes from Takayama by JR train.

Get around[edit]

This town is really small. So you can get around on foot.

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  • Matsuri Museum, 14-5 Ichimomachi Furukawa-cho, 0577-73-3511 (, fax: 0577-73-6660), [1]. 9:00-17:00, Dec-Feb 9:00-16:30, Dec28- Jan 2 .10:00-15:00. Adult 800yen, High school students 700yen, Children 400yen.  edit
  • Hida no Takumi Museum, 10-1 Ichinomachi Furukawa-cho, 0577-73-3321, [2]. 9:00-17:00 (Dec.-Feb. 9:00-16:30). Adult 300yen, Children 100yen.  edit

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  • YatsusanKan, 1-8-27 Mukai-machi, Furukawa-cho, +81-577-73-2121 (, fax: +81-577-73-3910), [3]. checkin: 15:00-; checkout: -10:00. 18,000-.  edit
  • Hida Furukawa Youth Hostel, 180 Nobuka, Furukawa-cho, +81-577-75-2979 (, fax: +81-577-75-2979), [4]. checkin: 16:00-; checkout: -9:30. 5,400-.  edit


Get out[edit]

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