Known as Furukawa (古川) until its 2004 merger with nearby villages, the town is often likened to a small version of Takayama, with a popular spring festival and a small, well-preserved historical city center.
Get off JR Hida Furukawa (飛騨古川駅,) station on JR Takayama line. 15 minutes from Takayama by JR train.
This town is really small. So you can get around on foot.
- 1 Furukawa Matsuri Museum (古川祭り会館 Furukawa Matsuri Kaikan), 14-5 Ichimomachi Furukawa-cho, ☏ , fax: , ✉ email@example.com. Mar-Nov 09:00-17:00, Dec-Feb 09:00-16:30, closed between Dec 28-Jan 2. ¥800 for adults, ¥700 for high school students, ¥400 for children.
- 2 Hida no Takumi Museum (飛騨の匠文化館 Hida no Takumi Bunkakan), 10-1 Ichinomachi Furukawa-cho, ☏ . Mar-Nov 09:00-17:00, Dec-Feb 09:00-16:30. Adult ¥300, child ¥100.
- Oku-Hida Onsen Villages
- Gero Onsen
|Routes through Hida|
|Toyama ←||N S||→ Takayama → Gero → Gifu|
|Toyama ← Shirakawa ←||N S||→ Takayama → Mino → Gifu|
|Toyama ←||N E||→ Takayama → Gero → Inuyama|
|Komatsu ← Shirakawa ←||W N||→ Toyama|
|Kahoku ← Tonami ← Nanto ←||N S||→ Takayama|
|Toyama ← Imizu ←||N S||→ Takayama → Gujo|