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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Chubu - Gifu - Takayama
Takayama Matsuri Yatai Kaikan
# 6   of 8 most visited
sights in Takayama

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The Takayama Festival, held in spring (April 14 and 15) and autumn (October 9 and 10), is ranked as one of Japan's three most beautiful festivals (the other two are Kyoto's Gion Matsuri and the Chichibu Matsuri).

Four of the autumn festival's eleven floats (yatai) are exhibited at the Takayama Matsuri Yatai Kaikan (高山祭屋台会館), a hall next to Sakurayama Hachiman Shrine. The elaborately decorated floats are several hundred years old and beautiful examples of Takayama's legendary craftsmanship.

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How to get there
The Takayama Yatai Kaikan is located in the northern end of Takayama's old town, a 20-25 minute walk from Takayama Station.

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Hours and Fees
Hours:8:30 to 17:00 (March to late July and September to November)
8:00 to 17:00 (late July to August)
9:00 to 16:30 (December to February)
Closed:No closing days
Admission:820 yen

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User Ratings
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User Rating (by 76 users):
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English Links
Sakura Hachimangu
Official English website.

Japanese Links
Takayama Yatai Kaikan (Sakurayama Hachimangu)
Official website.

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