Sign in for a personalized experience.
Japan Guide Homepage
Travel
Living
Forum
Restaurants
Shopping
Jobs
Friends
News
-
Essentials
-
Sightseeing
-
Accommodation
-
Transportation
-
Restaurants
-
Shopping
-
Budget Travel
-
Questions

Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Chubu
Gifu Prefecture

jump to:   links

Shirakawa-go

Gifu is a large, landlocked prefecture in the center of Honshu. Takayama, a beautiful town in the mountains, and Shirakawa-go, a collection of small villages even deeper in the mountains, are Gifu's main tourist attractions. The prefectural capital Gifu City is famous for cormorant fishing.

Any Questions? Ask them in our question forum.

Attractions
 1  Shirakawa-go
Mountainous region, known for its farmhouses.
User rating: 93/100 (287 votes)
Visited by: 587 users
 2  Takayama
Preserves one of Japan's nicest old towns.
User rating: 87/100 (567 votes)
Visited by: 1119 users
 3  Okuhida
Hot springs in the mountains above Takayama.
User rating: 84/100 (56 votes)
Visited by: 162 users
 4  Gujo-Hachiman
Small town in rural Japan with castle.
User rating: 80/100 (62 votes)
Visited by: 170 users
 5  Furukawa
Small town 15 minutes north of Takayama.
User rating: 76/100 (42 votes)
Visited by: 113 users
 6  Gero Onsen
Famous hot spring resort south of Takayama.
User rating: 78/100 (120 votes)
Visited by: 288 users

Advertisement

User Feedback
We strive to keep japan-guide.com up-to-date and accurate, and are always looking for ways to improve the user experience. If you have any updates, suggestions, corrections or opinions, please let us know:

English Links
Gifu Prefecture
Official tourism website.

Online Reservations
Hotel
 
Car
 
Flight
 
Bus

(check-in)

Related Pages

Most Recent Autumn Color Report
October 31
Karuizawa
more reports...

News and Reports
October 3, 2012
Grapes and Wines at Katsunuma
by schauwecker

Related Questions
Gifu to Kyoto
 2 reactions, last updated 4 days ago
Toyama
 2 reactions, last updated 87 days ago
Multiple-day bicycle rental in Niigata
 0 reactions, last updated 108 days ago
Advise on Chubu region itinerary
 1 reaction, last updated 159 days ago
8 Days Chubu Region Travel
 1 reaction, last updated 235 days ago
Transport from Kanazawa to Toyama
 2 reactions, last updated 267 days ago
Luggage delivery - Toyama to Kyoto
 1 reaction, last updated 281 days ago
Car/Van transport for 6 around chubu
 1 reaction, last updated 337 days ago
Advise on Chubu itinerary
 7 reactions, last updated 375 days ago
Time limit to collect bag at Toyama...
 1 reaction, last updated 418 days ago
Chubu - from Nagoya to Tokyo in Dec
 2 reactions, last updated 440 days ago
Chubu region itinerary
 4 reactions, last updated 492 days ago
Autumn leaves in Gifu in Oct
 1 reaction, last updated 506 days ago
Chubu region travel
 2 reactions, last updated 532 days ago
Gifu Tajimi
 2 reactions, last updated 569 days ago
Bus journey from Kyoto to Toyoma
 2 reactions, last updated 660 days ago
Yukiwariso flower shows in niigata
 1 reaction, last updated 663 days ago
Visiting Gifu during mid November
 4 reactions, last updated 760 days ago
Does JR Kanto Pass cover Gifu?
 9 reactions, last updated 778 days ago
Tickets for Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
 3 reactions, last updated 806 days ago

Travel
Living
Japan A-Z
Community
Sightseeing
Accommodation
Transportation
Shopping
Essentials
Regions
Prefectures
Cities
Working
Studying
Living Cost
Apartments
Arts and Crafts
Entertainment
History
Religion
Etiquette
Food
Language
Tradition
Question Forum
Classifieds
Trip Reports
Member Area
Sightseeing Guide
Hokkaido
Sapporo
Otaru
Hakodate
Noboribetsu
Niseko
Furano
Daisetsuzan
Shiretoko
more...
Tohoku
Sendai
Matsushima
Hiraizumi
Hachimantai
Hirosaki
Lake Towada
Dewa Sanzan
Aizu
more...
Kanto
Tokyo
Yokohama
Kamakura
Hakone
Nikko
Kawagoe
Kusatsu
Narita
more...
Chubu
Nagoya
Mount Fuji
Izu Peninsula
Matsumoto
Kiso Valley
Takayama
Shirakawa-go
Kanazawa
more...
Kansai
Kyoto
Osaka
Nara
Kobe
Himeji
Mount Koya
Kumano
Ise Shima
more...
Chugoku
Hiroshima
Miyajima
Okayama
Kurashiki
Tottori
Matsue
Iwakuni
Hagi
more...
Shikoku
Takamatsu
Kotohira
Naoshima
Matsuyama
Kochi
Tokushima
Naruto
Iya Valley
more...
Kyushu
Fukuoka
Nagasaki
Kumamoto
Mount Aso
Beppu
Kagoshima
Kirishima
Yakushima
more...
Okinawa
Honto
Kume
Miyako
Yaeyama
Copyright © 1996-2014 japan-guide.com All rights reserved - Last Page Update: May 5, 2008
home - site map - privacy policy - terms of use - contact - employment - Lɂ‚ - advertising