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Miyako, "a tranquil spot that soothes the spirit" Nearby sightseeing spots

Miyako, "a tranquil spot that soothes the spirit" is in Gero Onsen (Gero City), located almost in the middle of Japan. Surrounded by deep forests, this Gero Onsen that springs forth in abundance provides scenery to ease the spirit and is also the "hometown of the Japanese spirit".
As well as convenient access from all areas, there are also many sightseeing spots in Hidaji.
You can enjoy the charm of a trip to Japan.

Gero Onsen ( one of the 3 most celebrated onsen in Japan) / Gero City

Gero OnsenGero City

Gero Onsen is named as one of the 3 most celebrated onsen in Japan along with Arima and Kusatsu.
This onsen which has a history of over 1,000 years is alkaline simple spring water, effective for beauty and locomotor disorder. The onsen town with character that spreads out between the Hida River bustles with many tourists throughout the year. In addition, there are sightseeing spots such as the Folk Museum where visitors can experience nostalgic Japanese scenery and lifestyle and Gassho Village lined with folk dwellings relocated from Shirakawa Village.

The Old Town / Takayama City

The Old TownTakayama Festival

On the eastern side of the Miyagawa River that flows through Takayama City, the old town with an air of nostalgia remains. In this area, there are the Ichinomachi, Ninomachi and Sannomachi streets that join eaves in an old-style merchant house construction called “Sansuji". This is Takayama’s main sightseeing street. Enjoy a stroll or shopping feeling as if you have stepped back in time while looking at the canal that flows alongside and the black latticework.
Takayama Festival which takes place every spring and autumn is ranked as one of Japan’s three most beautiful festivals. The festival unfurls a beautiful tableau of dragon dances, Mikoshi (portable shrine) parades and stall processions

Shirakawago Gassho-zukuri / Shirakawa village  World Heritage Site

World Heritage SiteShirakawago

Shirakawago Gassho-zukuri (houses with the special characteristic of roofs with sharply sloping angles thatched with grass. This name originates from the fact that the shape of the roof is similar to the shape of hands pressed together in prayer.), registered as a World Heritage Site in 1995 is a precious area that preserves the original scenery of Japan. Ogimachi in Shirakawa village is dotted with around 100 Gassho-zukuri (houses with the special characteristic of roofs with sharply sloping angles thatched with grass. This name originates from the fact that the shape of the roof is similar to the shape of hands pressed together in prayer.)
houses and over 50 of these are still lived in. Since it was registered as a World Heritage Site, visits have surged to over a million tourists every year but the unique mountain hinterland culture and traditional arts are still handed down today unchanged.

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