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Sanmachi Suji, Takayama

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Stroll the three quaint, narrow streets of Sanmachi Suji, an area known for its 19th century merchant houses filled with small shops, breweries, and museums. Admire the historic buildings, made out of black and brown wood, decorated with shrubs and bonsai trees. Although it can feel a bit touristy, the charming district offers an opportunity to sample an array of local delicacies, drinks, and desserts, as well as visiting a couple of galleries or browsing the shops for trinkets and souvenirs. Plan to visit Sanmachi Suji during your Takayama vacation using our convenient Takayama vacation generator.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Leaving the old town, and the tyrannian people pass. What did let hitched hit by. And was their third visit, but far worse. Are in place should not have to expect in normal time and travel is not possible.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Following on from the morning market to explore. Kyoto Machiya feel. There's the Festival floats in each town, and over the stamp rally.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Not bother to special to come here, its ancient streets packed with all the same souvenir shops and restaurants. The Center is also not too big. Only nice to to come here is the meat but that is expensive. The counterpart of the wagu beef
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