Antiques Spots in Gifu Area

  • Folkcrafts Kuratsubo
    Gifu Takayama-shi Kamiichinomachi 8-1
    An antique shop located about 15 minutes from the Takayama Interchange on the Chubu Jukan Expressway. Its old-fashioned facade is reminiscent of historic Takayama. It sells Hida Takayama antiques including folk crafts, items for everyday use, art, and more. Everyone from local restaurants to traditional homes nationwide shop here for their interior decor. They've shipped items abroad too, including an all-cypress door with fine wooden lattice work, a Japanese zelkova chest of drawers, and a large Imari ceramic bowl. They also take orders for 30 - 70 centimeter sugitama, the cedar twig balls that hang under the eaves of sake breweries.
  • Sankakuya
    Gifu Pref. Tajimishi Honmachi 6-10-1
    This antique shop has white outer walls and tiled eaves that have a retro feel. The store is on Honmachi Oribe Street, heading from Tajimi City’s Honmachi 6-Chome intersection towards Tajimibashi Bridge. They mostly sell daily items and antiques like dishes and cups used in the 1950s. Prices are reasonable, and they also have items that will surprise you. They’re only open on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 to 5:00 pm, so it’s a good shop to visit when sightseeing on the weekend.
  • Kottofujisho
    Gifu Pref. Hashimashi Fukujuchou Hirakata 1-23
  • Ogawakotto
    Gifu Pref. Gifushi Mikasachou 1-1-5
  • Kawakamikotto
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Kamichinomachi 27
  • Kurashinokottotukisan
    Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Kamichinomachi 32

Gifu Areas


Tucked away in the very center of Japan, Gifu prefecture houses mountains, old towns, and one of Japan’s greatest hot springs, Gero Onsen. A tour of the prefecture’s traditional architecture will take you from the mountain-enveloped wooden streets of Takayama to the mountain village of Shirakawago, where visitors can explore 250-year-old thatched roofed houses known as gassho-zukuri.

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