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Higashiyama Walking Course, Takayama

(4.1/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Higashiyama Walking Course provides a pleasant stroll through the city's various historic and natural sites. Over 3.5 km (2.2 mi), you'll be exposed to the temples and shrines of the traditional town of Takayama, the houses and back streets of the rural suburbs, and the forested pathway leading to the hilltop site of Takayama Castle. The forested part of the trail affords opportunities to observe wild life, so consider bringing along a pair of binoculars, and look out for the Japanese serow, which frequents the area around the castle remains. Put Higashiyama Walking Course into our Takayama vacation generator to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Takayama.
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  • Much to merited walkway with temples and shrines every few meters. We have only the small road on the edge of the Hill and were impressed by the amount of sanctuaries in close confinement. Very nice the bell towers!
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  • This course very well indicated on the plans of the office of tourism is a definite must when visiting Takayama. Many temples all very well maintained. Few tourists take time to do this course, which allows to be quiet and good soak up the ambience of a more traditional Japan
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  • Higashiyama walking course is great for those who enjoy to walk and appreciate the local shrines, cemetery, scenery, Japanese gardens, residential area etc. It was a slow but great way to appreciate t...  more »