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Direct Sales Depot / Market Spots in Gifu Area

  • Miyagawa Morning Market
    Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Shimosannomachi
    "This market is held every morning on the roadside in Shimo-sanno-machi, Takayama City, along the Miya River. The market evolved out of a rice market, mulberry leaf market and flower market held in the area in the Edo period (1603-1868); by the middle part of the Meiji period (1868-1912), it had evolved into a ""Morning Market"" in which vegetables were laid out for sale. Today, a range of local specialty products-including vegetables such as Hida spring onions and waxy corn, which are traditional foods in the Hida region, as well as Mitarashi Dango rice-dumplings, which are marinated in soy sauce repeatedly before cooking, and which, unlike most Dango, are not sweet-can be found together crowded together. The Miyagawa Morning Market is ranked as one of the top three best morning markets in Japan, and has become one of Takayama City's major tourist attractions."
  • Genki na Yasaikan
    Gifu Pref. Onogunshirakawamura Ogimachi 2495-3 Village Seseragi Park parking lot side
    This direct sales stop has an exterior with characteristically simple rustic gassho (large thatched roof) architecture. It is located a 50-minute bus ride from JR Takayama Station, and is situated at the entrance to the world heritage site of Shirakawago from the Hietsukyo Gassho Line. It sells mainly locally-grown vegetables and processed goods, richly preparing the flavors that represent Shirakawago throughout the year including spring mountain vegetables, summer vegetables, autumn chestnuts, and the winter specialty, “akakabura naga-zuke” (radish pickled without removing leaves). In addition, it sells interesting products filled with care such as steamed cake using local ingredients, onigiri rice balls and butterbur shoot miso.
  • Open-Air Morning Market held before Jinya
    Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Hachikenmachi 1-5
    A morning market counted as one of the three largest in Japan which is held each morning in a plaza before the Takayama Jinya former regional administrative headquarters a 10 minute walk from JR Takayama Station. The market was started in the Edo period as a mulberry market; from the mid- Meiji period, local farmers began selling their produce here, ultimately resulting in the market as it exists today. A variety of tented stalls large and small operate in the market, selling fresh, seasonal vegetables and fruits; flowers; and folk crafts. Visitors can enjoy shopping while listen to the sounds of the regional Takayama dialect as customers and sellers interact. The folk crafts sold here such as sarubobo, traditional protective amulets native to the Hida region, are all handmade and unique.
  • Gero Onsen Ideyu Morning Market
    Gifu Pref. Geroshi Mori 2626
    This morning market is held at the entrance of Gero Onsen Gassho Village in downtown Gero Onsen. In addition to locally harvested vegetables and specialty products like tomato juice, blueberry jam, buna shimeji mushrooms, local sake, and pickled red turnip, you can also buy locally produced miso and konnyaku gelatin. Vegetables are on sale from Friday to Monday. They also sell a variety of Japanese items like chirimen silk scrunchies and pouches, antiques, and Gero specialty items you won't find at ordinary souvenir shops.
  • Fukuji Onsen Morning Market
    Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Okuhidaonsengoufukudi 110
    A morning market which operates inside the Mukashibanashi no Sato tourism destination in the Okuhida Onsen hot spring district situated along National Route 158 traveling from the Matsumoto Interchange on the Nagano Expressway. Here you’ll find an array of local specialty products and seasonal foods harvested at the foot of the Hida Mountains (Northern Alps). An array of local flavors is sold in the market throughout the year, including fresh-picked vegetables in summer and wild mushrooms and fruit in fall. Visitors can also enjoy hunting for and select amongst an abundant selection of local dishes such as hoba miso (miso and Welsh onions grilled on a magnolia leaf, a local breakfast standard); as well as Hida sansho Japanese pepper and tomato juice, local specialty products. The market’s shop’s carry all manner of products, including many folk crafts and unique Okuhida souvenirs.
  • JA Furusatonoen Minoseki
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    Gifu Pref. Sekishi Osugi 567-10
    Located approximately 15 minutes from the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway’s Seki Interchange, this direct sales store directly sells extremely fresh agricultural products centered on local vegetables and farm produce with the motto of fresh, safe and secure on a large farm spread over 60,000 tsubo (unit of land measure of about 3.3 square meters). In addition to vegetables, you can buy locally-made baked goods and prepared dishes, and there is also a plaza where you can interact with animals. Depending on the season, you can enjoy all-you-can-eat strawberry and blueberry-picking for 30 minutes and barbecues. In the barbecue set, vegetables and yakisoba are also included besides meat, so you can easily barbecue even if you come empty-handed.


  • Wakuwaku Hiroba AEON MALL Ogaki
    Gifu Ogaki-shi Sotono 2-100 AEON MALL Ogaki 1F
  • Kasugatokusambutuhirushi
    Gifu Pref. Ibigunibigawachou Kasugarokugou 3429
  • Aozora Ichi
    Gifu Tajimi Kasaharacho 1647-1
  • Yoshifudosan
    Gifu Pref. Gifushi Kitaisshiki 10-8-1
  • Ito Land surveying and registeration Office
    Gifu Mizunami-shi Uedairacho 1-12
  • Kumazakishojitochikaokuchosashi
    Gifu Pref. Geroshi Norimasa 908-1
  • JA gifu onsaihiroba shinsei
    Gifu Pref. Motosushi Souke 467-1
  • onsaiasaichi akanabe
    Gifu Pref. Gifushi Akanabeshinsho 4-96-1
  • Green Ctr Miwa
    Gifu Pref. Gifushi Ishihara 2-5-1
  • JA Yokohama Mercato Minami
    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Izumi-ku
  • onsaiasaichi hashimachuou green
    Gifu Pref. Hashimashi Funabashichou 8-2
  • JA yokohama izumiku Farmers Market Hamat Ko
    Gifu Pref. Kakamigaharashi Kawashimakoudamachi 1042-1
  • Green Center Sakai Kawa
    Gifu Hashima-gun Kasamatsucho Kadoma 111
  • onsaiasaichi takatomi green
    Gifu Pref. Yamagatashi Takatomi 2153

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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