Transportation Spots in Gifu Area

  • Roadside Station Obaachan Ichi Yamaoka
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    4.0
    88 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Enashi Yamaokachoutashiro 1565-169
    Roadside Station Obaachan-Ichi Yamaoka is located in the city of Ena in Gifu Prefecture, and customers who go there are greeted with warm smiles and treated with such kindness that they will feel as if they have returned to their hometown. As its name, which means “Grandma's Market, implies fresh vegetables lovingly raised by older women are sold here, along with Hosokanten (agar gelatin) that the town of Yamaoka is famous for. Other attractions at this tourism spot include Japan's largest water wheel, 24 meters in diameter, the cozy restaurant Miharashi Chaya, the golden “Happiness Bell, which represents longings for encounters, marriage, and long life; and many seasonal events.

    お目当てのランチの帰りに立ち寄りました。 ここもランチが有名と知ったのは到着後。 遠くから見ると観覧車にしか見えない巨大な水車がありましたし、 景色も抜群です。 山中にあるので休憩にはもってこいの場所です。

  • Roadside Station Ikeda Onsen
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    4.0
    31 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Ibigunikedachou Katayama 1953-1
    Located along Prefectural Route 53, this roadside station is adjacent to Ikeda Onsen. It is characterized by a shopping complex with glass walls that highlight the colors of the timbers , and sells fresh local vegetables and other local products. In addition to a restaurant and a free foot bath, Ikeda Onsen, well known for having a beautifying effect on one’s skin, is a popular attraction. The onsen prides itself on the slippery texture of the water from the natural hot springs. It is recommended that visitors come here to refresh themselves after hiking around Mt. Ontake or Mt. Gifu Kinkazan, and other areas in the lush, green foothills. They hope the station is considered as the center of the town of Ikeda, where they can interact with large numbers of people.

    国内に数ある道の駅。 いったい幾つの道の駅が、この池田温泉ほど、温泉宿=日帰り温泉に隣接しているのだろうか、と、利用してみて思えるほど、温泉と道の駅とを両方満喫したいという人には、もってこいのロケーション。 車中泊をしようとすると、先に道の駅の店舗が閉店するが、温泉は夜でも入れるので、パンフ等を参考に、本館にしょうか、新館の方がよいかと、迷うのも一興だと想像できる。 純重曹泉だという泉質は、宿のほ...

  • Roadside Station Clair Hirata
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    3.5
    31 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Kaidushi Hiratachounodera 2357-2
    Roadside Station Clair Hirata is located on the embankment of the Nagaragawa River. On weekends only, it serves foods made with the mugwort that Hirata-cho in the city of Kaizu is famous for, including mugwort rolled cake, mugwort soba noodles, and mugwort soft-serve ice cream. In addition, the store sells locally processed goods and fresh vegetables at reasonable prices that have been picked the same morning. The store is always crowded with customers, who want to buy such things as the Clair Four Season Box Lunch, Japanese Broiled Catfish with Sweet Soy Sauce, and Oguri Roman Cider, made with the first local strawberries of the season.

    この道の駅の向かいにある平田リバーサイドプラザが広々として良い。川沿いに縦長に広がる緑地は小鳥の鳴き声にあふれて清々しい。

  • Roadside Station Meiho
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    4.0
    48 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Gujoushi Meihouotani 1015
    Roadside Station Meiho is located 19 minutes from the Gujo-Hachiman Interchange along the Hida-Mino Seseragi Highway. It is adjacent to Surusumi no Sato Park, so that visitors can enjoy beautiful views of mountain scenery in all four seasons, including cherry blossoms and peach blossoms in the spring, fresh greenery and the Yoshidagawa River in the summer, and brilliantly colored leaves in the fall. Inside the park are a local products center as well as several kinds of eating and drinking establishments. Special local products from throughout the prefecture are available to purchase as souvenirs, including Meiho ham and tomato ketchup. There is no charge for admission to the Surusumi-an, a building that serves as a rest area and contains a hearth fire that has burned continuously for 800 years, and visitors can enjoy brook trout or freshwater salmon grilled over that fire as they view the scenery of Surusumi no Sato Park.

    郡上八幡から車で20分ほど走ったところにあります。道の駅では明宝ハムの工場があってハムの直売もやっています。半分サイズの明宝ハムを10本も買っているお客さんにはビックリ!トイレ休憩だけでなく、飛騨や郡上のお土産もいろいろあってショッピングするのもオススメです。

  • Roadside Station Kokindenju no Sato Yamato
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    4.5
    42 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Gujoushi Yamatochoutsurugi 164
    To reach Roadside Station Kokindenju no Sato Yamato, travelers should take National Route 156 and Prefectural Route 317 about three kilometers from the Gifu Yamato Interchange on the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway. This roadside station combines many kinds of facilities in one place, including a free footbath, a morning farmers’ market, and a restaurant that serves local cuisine, and an ice cream and yogurt specialty shop. Customers can enjoy local dishes at reasonable prices, such as Salt-Broiled Sweetfish and Wild Yams, and on the 20th of each month, Kei-chan, or local chicken cooked in a traditional style, is served. All the buildings, including the retail stores that sell local products and the restaurants that serve local cuisine, are named after a collection of ancient and modern Japanese poetry, Kokinshu, and there is even a hot spring bathing facility built in a Neo-Japanese architectural style.

    温泉施設を併設してて、レストランも数件配備。ちょっとした総合商業施設な感じです。ベーカリーや食堂、レストランが数軒入ってて食事するのにどこで食べようか悩んでしまうほど。温泉も併設してて立派な足湯施設(無料)も完備です。併設した温泉施設は大きくてリーズナブル。その気になれば半日かけてゆっくり過ごすことが出来そうな道の駅です。

  • Roadside Station Skydome Kamioka
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    3.5
    55 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Hidashi Kamiokachouyuhigaoka 6
    Roadside Station Skydome Kamioka is about 60 minutes from the center of the city of Takayama via National Routes 41 and 42. The retail shop was remodeled in 2018, and it began selling new lines of merchandise, including some from the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research, University of Tokyo. There is also a wide selection of souvenirs from the Hida region available from spring to autumn, including folk crafts and fresh local vegetables, all of which will delight family members and co-workers. The restaurant serves Tempura Manju (deep-fried buns), a dish for which Hida Kamioka is famous, Hida Chuka Soba and other noodle dishes, and the popular Hida Miso Cutlet set meal.

    新穂高ロープウェイを目指す途中で寄った。 ニュートリノを研究するカミオカンデの街。ここでは小さいながら無料の展示がされていて、映像やゲームなどでわかりやすくニュートリノを知れて楽しめた。 レストラン併設で、飛騨そばをランチに食べた。

  • Michi-no-Eki Nanamori Kiyomi
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    3.5
    35 Reviews
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    Gifu Takayama-shi Kiyomicho Makigahora 2145
    A roadside station near the Takayama Nishi Interchange on the Chubu Jukan Expressway. It has a restaurant that serves delicious local Hida cuisine, a farmer's market with vegetables picked fresh that morning, and an area that offers casual Hida fare. The Ajisai Nanamori restaurant has a popular Hida beef diced steak meal set with carefully selected Hida beef steak cut into bite-size pieces. It lets guests enjoy the inherent savoriness of the meat. Other meals include their classic Japanese barbecue meal set with Hida beef and a Japanese style meal set with Hida beef and miso and onion grilled on a magnolia leaf.

    飛騨高山の中心街から西側、高山西ICの降り口前に、道の駅ななもり清見がありました。 駐車場も広く、建物もわりと大きな道の駅です。物産品コーナーをのぞくと、漬物や高山ラーメン、地酒、さるぼぼグッズなどの飛騨の名産品が並んでいました。それ以上に私のハートを射止めたのは、「飛騨牛串焼き」です。高山に来たら、飛騨牛ははずせません。

  • Roadside Station Hoshi no Furusato Fujihashi
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    4.0
    27 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Ibigunibigawachou Higashiyokoyama 264-1
    Roadside Station Hoshi no Furusato Fujihashi is located along National Route 303, downstream from the Yokoyama Dam. It is located in the Fujihashi District, which is one of Japan’s many famous spots for star gazing, and in the evening, visitors can see the expanse of a star-filled sky. There are two restaurants on the premises: Hoshi no Furusato Restaurant, where the recommended menu item is Shiitake Mushroom Croquettes, and Sobadokoro Fujihashi-an, where the specialty is Tenzaru Soba, cold noodles, made with 20% wheat and 80% buckwheat flour, and tempura with dipping sauce, along with other menu items that make use of famous local ingredients. Another attraction is the Ibigawa River Hot Spring, Fujihashi no Yu, which includes Fujihashi outdoor hot spring bath, whose waters are said to have all kinds of benefits.

    この辺りはツーリングに訪れるライダーがとても多いようで、道の駅はライダーで溢れ返っていました。この道の駅の駐車場はとても広くバイク用の駐車エリアもありますが、自動車用のエリアもバイクでいっぱいでした。道の駅には、特産物販売所やレストランの他に、有料施設で徳山民俗資料収蔵庫と温泉がありました。日中に訪れたので、星のふる里を体験できなかったので、夜に訪れてみたいものです。

  • Roadside Station Kirira Sakashita
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    3.5
    24 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Nakatsugawashi Sakashita 450-2
    Roadside Station Kirira Sakashita is located only a six-minute walk from JR Sakashita Station on the Chuo Line, It stands on the right bank of the Kiso River, surrounded by mountains that change color throughout the four seasons. The name “Kirara is a compound of “Kiso, “river, and “right side. Inside the facility is an area where visitors can try making their own soba noodles under the guidance of an instructor according to traditional methods, using flour made from high-quality buckwheat grown on the grounds and learning how delicious handmade soba is. They can also practice making such local sweets as Gorin Manju and Kuri Kinton (a dish made with chestnuts and yams) in a lively and playful atmosphere.

    下呂温泉から中山道の馬籠宿へと向かっている途中、中津川市のJR坂下駅近くの国道沿いにあった道の駅に立ち寄りました。 車もたくさん停まっていて、多くの人たちが訪れていたので、人気の道の駅なんですね。館内をぐるっと回ってみると、お蕎麦の品ぞろえが豊富でした。この辺りは蕎麦の産地なんですね。蕎麦の産地らしく、こちらの道の駅では「蕎麦打ち体験」ができるんです。

  • Roadside Station Tsukimi no Sato Nanno
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Kaidushi Nannouchouhazawa 673-1
    Roadside Station Tsukimi no Sato Nanno is located along National Route 258 in the foothills of the Yoro Mountain Range. It is the largest roadside station in the prefecture, and it boasts a location that offers a view of the entire Mino Plain. It has a full range of facilities, including shops that sell local souvenirs and agricultural products, a restaurant that serves light meals, and a footbath fed by the hot spring that feeds Nanno Onsen. The reasonably priced light breakfast served in the Tsukimi Chaya is available even on weekends and holidays, and the exact ingredients vary with the season. At the drink station, visitors can taste Croquette Burgers made with the Hida beef. This roadside station has been featured on live radio broadcasts.

    広いテーブルでゆったりと座れるレストランです。 特に何か特徴があるとは思えないですが以前は使えなかった paypay での支払いができるようになっていました。

  • Roadside Station Soba no Sato Rassei Misato
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    3.5
    13 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Enashi Misatochou Sazaragi 1461-1
    To reach Roadside Station Soba no Sato Rassei Misato, motorists should take Prefectural Route 66 southwest from the Ena Interchange for 10 minutes, where they will find the roadside station at the intersection with National Route 418, with a view of massive mountains. There is a shop that directly sells locally grown vegetables and fruits that have been picked the same morning after being carefully raised by the growers, who are proud of the freshness and rich flavors of their products. The souvenir sales area offers popular Oni Manju, Gohei Mochi and other foods typical of the region. The restaurant Rasseian serves dishes such as Tenzaru Soba (cold noodles with dipping sauce and a side of tempura), Kamo (duck) Soba set meal, and wide variety of other soba dishes. Visitors who make reservations ahead of time can try making their own soba noodles.

    少し遅い時間に行くとご飯は売り切れという事がしばしばあります。そのため蕎麦定食は食べることが出来ず、価格的にも少し高い天ぷらと蕎麦のセットになってしまうのが痛いです。

  • Roadside Station Hida Hakusan
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    3.5
    18 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Onogunshirakawamura Hirase High die 516 - 12
    This roadside station in Shirakawa Village, Ono County is located on the side of National Route 156. Its food stands offers a number of items to enjoy, including beef skewers made with Hida beef, one of Hida’s local specialties, as well as gohei mochi / mitarashi dango (sweet dumplings glazed with soy sauce). One of the facility’s key attractions is its free foot baths, which are sourced from Oshirakawa Onsen. The station’s display room features a replica of fossilized footprints of an Iguanodon, an herbivorous dinosaur, that were discovered in Oshirakawa. It also offers information on sightseeing destinations such as Mt. Hakusan.

    広大な駐車場のある道の駅ですが、施設自体は小さくて食事も軽食程度しか頂けません。ちょっとしたお土産類は売っていますが種類もさほど多くないようです。

  • Roadside Station Hanyuri no Sato Tomika
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    3.0
    8 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Kamoguntomikachou Hanyu 2174-1
    Hanyuri no Sato Toyomi Roadside Station is located along National Route 418, a 15-minute walk from Tomika Station. It has a sales corner for local products, including fresh, safe vegetables raised by local farmers, prepared dishes that taste like old-fashioned home cooking, processed foods, and other products. Recommended dishes at the restaurant on the premises include Mino Healthy Pork, made with meat brined in miso containing the remnants of rice used in brewing sake, and Mino Healthy Pork Roast, 130 grams of meat basted with miso before roasting. The Tomika Wakka Pan Bakery provides different varieties of bread every day, and the roadside station has an outdoor gathering space that is used for all kinds of social events.

    国道418号沿いの田園地帯の中にある道の駅ですが、直ぐそばにスーパーやドラッグストアもあります。 駐車場は約40台分と道の駅としてはかなり小さいです。 田園地帯にあるだけに、午前中に行けば農作物の種類は豊富で価格もスーパーよりお得な様で、旅行中の人の他に地元の方も結構来ている様です。 変わっているのは、そんなに大きくは無いものの「屋根付きスペース」があることでフリーマーケット等のイベントを度々開催...

  • Roadside Station Hida-Kaido Nagisa
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    4.0
    10 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Kugunochounagisa 2685
    This roadside station on the side of National Route 41 is located a 15-minute drive from JR Kuguno Station. A red turret (Jomon Symbol Tower) serves as a landmark for the station, which has as the dual themes of “Jomon” and “Harvest.” Its buildings, designed to look like Jomon pit houses, house a bakery that offers fresh-baked bread, a gelato shop, and a fruit juice factory. The station’s restaurant is popular for local flavors such as their healthy Jomon udon noodles and their ayumeshi (sweetfish rice), a winter exclusive made with wild-caught sweetfish. The farmer’s market is stocked with fresh, locally-harvested fruits and vegetables. Their winter-only apple pie is also popular.

    高山市と下呂市の中間あたりの国道沿いに、道の駅飛騨街道なぎさがありました。館内には、この土地の特産品が並んでいて、その奥に、飲食コーナーのカウンターがありました。「焼き立て手作りパン」「桃源郷ジェラート」、そして「ジュース工房」が並んでいます。私たちは、おやつ代わりに、パンとジェラートをいただいてみることにしました。 本当に焼き立て間の残るパンと、えごまとりんごのジェラートは、かなりのおいしさ...

  • Roadside Station Yashagaike no Sato Sakauchi
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    3.0
    13 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Ibigunibigawachou Sakauchihirose 306
    Roadside Station Yashagaike no Sato Sakauchi is located at the western edge of Gifu Prefecture, on the border between Gifu and Shiga Prefectures. Surrounded by beautiful mountains and rivers and favored with fresh air, it contains an information service, a restaurant, and a sales area where local agricultural, forest, and river products are available for purchase. The restaurant is unusual in featuring dishes made with ostrich meat, including ostrich roasted on a ceramic grill or the ostrich hamburger meal. In addition to enjoying delicious, low-fat, low-calorie ostrich meat, visitors can enjoy other flavors typical of the Sakauchi area, including sweet-sour, potassium-rich passion fruit.

    福井県との県境にある夜叉ケ池にまつわる伝説の地である坂内地域にある道の駅で、自然資源が豊富な地域なので、野菜やジビエを活用した料理や特産品が名物です。レストランでの鹿肉料理がオススメです。

  • Roadside Station Yanaizu
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
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    Gifu City Gifu City Gifu Prefecture Senjyojo 7696-1
    Roadside StationYanaizu is located along Prefectural Route 1. It takes full advantage of its lovely natural setting along the Sakai River and provides a place for rest and relaxation. From its 8.712 meter height of the facility, the view takes in Mt. Kinka, Mt. Ontake, and Mt. Ibuki, along with the Sakai River and the water birds that live there. An outdoor sales area, based on the principle of local production and local consumption, sells high-quality and extremely popular Gifu strawberries. Other local products available at a reasonable price include fresh vegetables, black garlic, and specialty items grown by local farmers.

    上下線の駐車場が分離している、珍しい形態の道の駅です。 南進車線側に道の駅の施設がありますが、簡易レストラン、物販、トイレがこじんまりと配置されています。 これといった特徴はありませんが、市場から入荷した野菜などが屋外で販売されています。

  • Roadside Station Minami
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    3.5
    7 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Gujoushi Minamichoukamita 2605
    Roadside Station Minami is a 15-minute drive south on National Route 156 from the Minami Interchange on the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway, in the gateway to the Oku-Mino region. It is situated in a lush natural setting in the clear upper reaches of the Nagaragawa River. All types of information about Gujo is available. Syunsai Ichiba, a market where local farmers sell the agricultural products they have harvested and freshly picked wild plants, is held every morning. Visitors who reserve two days in advance can enjoy the Gottso Box Lunch, made from local ingredients and ideal for taking along on one’s travels. In addition to souvenirs from nearby communities, molokhiya-flavored soft ice cream and the chicken dish Abarenbo Kei-chan are available.

    郡上から南下した国道沿いの道の駅。野菜が安いのと、それなりにお土産も売っています。残念ながらクレカ、電子マネーに対応していません。

  • Roadside Station Hana-Kaido Tsukechi
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    3.5
    5 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Nakatsugawashi Tsukechichou 8581-1
    Roadside Station Hana-Kaido Tsukechi is located in Tsukechi-cho in the city of Nakatsugawa in Gifu Prefecture. It serves as a base for exploring the Tsukechi Gorge and offers a wide variety of facilities. The shop, where agricultural products produced by local farmers and local souvenirs are sold, is built with pillars made of natural hinoki cypress about 300 years old, and it has a high-ceilinged atrium. Everything around is built with cypress wood, making for comfortable, soothing spaces imbued with the scent of cypress. There is a food cart village composed of six food carts, the Rakuichi-Rakuza building which contains clothing and flower shops, and other special products that indicate how much effort this roadside station is putting into PR. The foot bath, fed by water brought daily from the Tsukechi-kyo Kuraya Onsen, is available from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

    お昼に立ち寄りました。メニューは少ないのですが、券売機でオススメの飛騨牛丼定食を買いました。他に鶏チャン定食もオススメのようです。お茶もお水もセルフですが、次々にお客様が入ってくる人気のあるお店のようです。

  • Roadside Station Hakusan Bunka-no-sato Nagataki
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    3.5
    15 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Gujoushi Shirotorichounagataki 402-19
    Roadside Station Hakusan Bunka-no-sato Nagataki is located within Hakuzan Nagataki Park, 10 minutes from the Shirotori Interchange. In this park, surrounded by the culture of the Hakusan region and the Nagaragawa River, visitors will find historic sightseeing attractions, along with places to enjoy activities such as miniature golf or tennis. The main building contains all kinds of regional souvenirs, such as Gujo miso, sweetfish simmered in sweet sauce, as well as locally brewed sake and local crafts. The morning farmers’ market sells fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, as well as Umeboshi (dried plums) made with locally produced plums and Kei-chan, the special local variety of chicken. One of the local Gujo varieties of sake, Genbun 2015, won several prizes in a sake competition.

    清流長良川あゆパーク、白山文化博物館と一体化した道の駅です。鮎の塩焼き、稚鮎の唐揚げと美味しい鮎を手軽に満喫できます。白山三馬場の一つとして長滝白山神社等、近くに関連の見所も多くあるので散策の拠点としても良いと思います。

  • Roadside Station Cha no Sato Higashi-Shirakawa
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    4.0
    11 Reviews
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    Gifu Pref. Kamogunhigashishirakawamura Otsubara 1061
    Roadside Station Cha no Sato Higashi-Shirakawa is in a beautiful natural setting in the village of Higashi Shirakawa, Kamo Country, the area where the famous Shirakawa tea is grown. There is a plant on the premises where the richly fragrant and deeply flavorful tea, grown in the harsh local climate, is processed and sold to the public. Inside the main building, visitors can buy fresh tea leaves picked in the village and enjoy regional cuisine made with local vegetables, as well as the Tsuchi no Ko Yaki (snake-shaped cakes) that the village is famous for. Visitors can go to the neighboring tourist farm and pick blueberries during the summer, try ayu (sweetfish) fishing in the river, or experience nature in other ways.

    宇治に端を発するとされる白川茶の工場が併設されていて、購入したり飲んだりできるのが特徴です。唐辛子の数倍は辛いとされるこのあたり特産のアジメコショウも買え、お土産に良いと思います。食事はメニューのバリエーションが少なそうでした。

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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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