Sights in Gifu

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Ebis Cafe & Pachinko

This is a new breed of café/pachinko born in Hida Takayama. As the first establishment in Japan, it combined café, which offers a relaxing moment, and pachinko,

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Doburoku Festival Museum

Located in Shirakawa Hachiman Shrine, Doburoku Festival Museum reproduces scenes of the traditional festival by using dolls and maquettes.

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Jin Homura Museum of Art

This museum is dedicated to artist Jin Homura, an oil painter who uses the primary colors red, yellow and blue.

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Mount Yari

The 5th highest summit in Japan, this peak boasts a height of 3,180 meters. Mount Yari, or Yari-ga-take as it is called in Japan, is located in the Hida mountai

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Mount Obami

Lying on the border between the prefectures Gifu and Nagano, this summit with its height of 3,101 meters is the 10th highest mountain in Japan. Mount Obami, or

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Omamiya Sweet Shop

Situated in this traditional building travelers will find an old shop specializing in cinnamon sweets and omiyage (souvenirs). The store first opened in the Mei

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Sample Village Iwasaki

This store specializes in the food replicas and food models usually seen in restaurants and cafes across Japan. Here, visitors can try their hand at making thei

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Jionzen-ji Temple and Tetsuso-en Garden

Founded in the 16th century, this temple includes a Buddha statue in the main hall and four mausoleums, each dedicated to the past four feudal lords who once go

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Watanabe Indigo Dyed Goods Shop

This dyehouse has been established 430 years ago and was designated as an important intangible cultural property of Gifu Prefecture. Watanabe Indigo Dyed Goods

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Yudokan

This gallery is home to the works of artist Masao Mizuno. Best known for his oil paintings, this museum exhibits traditional media as well as contemporary and m

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Saito Art Museum

This museum is housed in the former residence of the Saito tea merchants and displays a collection of artifacts related to tea ceremonies, such as bowls and lac

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Daikokuya

With the original architecture still intact, this old-fashioned store sells red miso. Daikokuya also sells other local ingredients, such as soy sauce and vinega

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Hatachi

This local cafe is located on the main road between Gujo and Mino. Known for its baked goods, the owner of Hatachi utilizes local ingredients to create her dish

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Ishikawa Paper Goods

Located in the Mino Washi Japanese paper village of Mino City, this store produces handcrafted stationary items. The company, which was founded in 1902, has ove

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Mino Paper Lighting Art Hall

The city of Mino hosts a lantern festival each year. The small exhibit showcases the winning lanterns from previous years. The shop above the exhibit sells lant

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Mino Paper Art Village Project Studio

This traditional Japanese merchant house now is home to temporary art exhibitions. Exhibitions are held only a few days each month. The studio also offers art s

Travel
Sight in Gifu

Former Imai Family Residence and Mino Museum

The town of Mino is well known for its paper (washi) making skill that has been passed down for many generations. Washi is a type of handmade Japanese paper tha