Sights in Gifu

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Sansui (Mino Main Store)

Established in 1912, this is a Japanese restaurant that serves a variety of noodles, rice bowls, teishoku (combination platters), and more. Sansui is closed eve

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Jidai Kenkaho

This store is well known and recommended by many locals of the area. Mino is known as a merchant town and for having many "udatsu" roofings. Udatsu is a device

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Rantanya

Creating handmade traditional paper lamps, this shop has been run by the same family for generations. Rantanya opens at 9am, but closing hours are irregular.

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Shinshuya Honten

This traditional confectionary shop has been making homemade Japanese sweets for over 90 years. The store sells local specialties, such as uiro mochi, a traditi

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Mino Washi Paper Museum

Mino City in Gifu Prefecture is known for its washi paper, which is traditional Japanese paper. This museum focuses on this traditional craft and offers a paper

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Cafe Sazan

This brown circular construction, accessible by car, is a cafe. The coffee shop serves breakfast sets from 7:30 am until 11 am. Please note that Sazan closes ea

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Sugimoto Shoe Shop

This shoe store specializes in wooden geta sandals used in the Gujo Odori, a Bon Festival held every summer in Gujo, Gifu. The store offers several other servic

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Jidaiya Okuni

Situated close to the Hachiman-cho tourist information center, this shop sells a local specialty called ha-nanban. The spicy topping can be used to spice up foo

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Gujo Hachiman Hakurankan

This museum showcases the local history of the town and is situated in an old tax office built in 1920. The town is well known for the Gujo Odori, and the muse

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Ueda Liquor Store

Known as the oldest sake shop in town, this store is situated on the main shopping street and hard to miss. Ueda Liquor Store offers free samples of the sake fo

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Gujo Hachiman Former Town Hall

This building, previously Gujo Town Hall, is a visitor's center with a tourist information desk, cafe and souvenir shop. Traditional dance classes are occasiona

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Yoshidagawa Garden Terrace

This group of five buildings has a terrace looking onto Gujo Hachiman Castle. A bar, cafe, glass workshop, Japanese paper shop and a clothing and accessories sh

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Sogi Sui Spring

Known as a symbol of the city of water, this spring is one of the Selected 100 Exquisite and Well-Conserved Waters of Japan. Several famous poets are said to ha

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Marusho Shoe Shop

This small shoe store offers a large selection of wooden geta shoes to wear with yukata and other traditional festival clothes. The store is open with irregular

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Curi8

This small boutique sells crafts and accessories handmade by local artisans. Curi8 is located in a building with a green facade and a stained glass window above

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Sample No Gujoya

This shop makes plastic model foods for restaurants to show as sample dishes. Sample No Gujoya sells large pieces as well as small items that work well as souve

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Goma no Kura Sesame Specialty Shop

Located within a small market space in Takayama, this shop specializes in products made from sesame, a common ingredient in Japanese cuisine. The shop sells var

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Mount Sarugabamba

This mountain is located near Takayama City in Gifu Prefecture. Literally translated, Sarugabamba means "racetrack for monkeys". The name is said to be derived