Guided tour

Takayama: Old Town Guided Walking Tour 45min.

Activity provider: Happy Plus Corporation
Guided tour

Takayama: Old Town Guided Walking Tour 45min.

Activity provider: Happy Plus Corporation

From US$ 28.62 per person

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the history and culture of Takayama on this walking tour with a local guide.

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Duration 45 minutes
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Live tour guide
Chinese, Italian, Japanese, French
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Explore Takayama on a guided walking tour with a local guide
  • See Takayama's main sites including Yamazakura shrine and Nakabashi bridge
  • Immerse yourself in Japanese daily life at the Jinya morning market
  • Learn about the history of Takayama from your expert local guide
Full description

Get an insider’s view of Takayama’s most vibrant neighborhoods on a walking tour of the Old Town alongside a local guide.

Begin your urban walking adventure by meeting your guide in the city center. Make your way through the Old Town and learn about the local people's lifestyle and culture from your local guide. Discover why Takayama was listed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage site.

Turn the corner towards Nakabashi bridge and snap photos with this famous red bridge. Stroll to Takayama Jinya, the former government office. Witness the hustle and bustle of the Jinya morning market and grab a bargain with the help of your guide. As you stroll, your friendly local guide will tell you interesting facts and anecdotes about the city’s past and the people who have lived here.  

Finally, arrive at Yamazakura shrine, your last stop, where you can learn about Japanese religion. Your guide will be happy to point you in the direction of the nearest subway station or bus stop. Or feel free to ask them for local recommendations on great places to eat or drink nearby.This is normally English tour but if you need other languages like Chinese, Italy, French, etc. please let us know.

  • Local guide
  • Walking tour
  • Food and drinks

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  • Tours take place rain or shine
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Unser Stadtführer Yama hat uns während einer kurzen Zeit viel über Takayama und seine Kultur und Bräuche erzählt. Sehr engagiert und angenehm.

March 26, 2023


Product ID: 369421