Two morning markets (朝市, Asaichi) are held in Takayama on a daily basis from around 6:30 (7:00 in winter) to noon: the Jinya-mae Market in front of the Takayama Jinya, and the Miyagawa Market along the Miyagawa River in the old town. Most stands sell local crafts, snacks and farm products such as vegetables, pickles and flowers.
Get There and Around
Either morning market can be reached in about a ten minute walk from JR Takayama Station.
Hotels around Takayama
Onsen ryokan with free Wi-Fi & pick-up shuttle. Hida beef dinner at sunken hearth is recommended. 3950Yen+ for bed-only.
Quality Hostel - K's House Takayama
3 min walk from JR Takayama Station. Beds from 2,900 yen. Free Wi-Fi, common kitchen and bicycle rental. English spoken.
A small inn with a full of quiet atmosphere and Japanese tradition. Onsen baths available. 6 min from Takayama Station.
A reasonable ryokan in Gero Onsen, 45min to Takayama. Ideal location for touring Hida. 2min walk from JR Gero Station. Savor Hida Beef & Hooba Miso specialties.
Cozy, family-run inn nestled by a quiet forest. Free Wi-Fi & shuttle to/from JR Takayama Sta. Some English & Spanish spoken. Nice walking trails nearby.
Japan Guide Recommends:
Super Hotel Hida Takayama
Inexpensive, no-frills business hotel conveniently located in central Takayama.Agoda
Tours and Packages
Takayama and Shirakawa-go Tours
Various tours and travel packages for Takayama and surroundings.