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Art & Festa Forest in TAKAYAMA (飛騨高山まつりの森)

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Museum / Science Museum

This museum dedicated to the Takayama Festival is located a 20-minute drive from Takayama Nishi Interchange on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway. The museum’s underground dome, which was created by excavating the mountain’s slope, houses a number of exhibits. These include the Heisei Yatai, eight festival floats created from scratch for the first time in 150 years, and interactive marionette exhibit, and the world’s largest taiko drum. Once a year in spring, all of the festival floats are set up in the parking lot, where visitors can enjoy marionette shows performed atop the floats, taiko drum performances, and more. The adjacent Insect Collection of the World features exhibits including specimen of insects from around the world including Japanese Luehdorfia butterflies.

place

Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Chishimamachi 1111 (Hida / TakayamaArea)

phone 0577371000
place

9:00-17:00

Review of Hida Takayama Art and Festa Forest

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/04/13 Matsuri-no-mori Museum-Festival Floats
You can catch the loop bus from the main station-well worth the trip,A large bunker displaying festival floats with mechanical puppets.On the hour each float is activated in turn-really...
Reviewed:2019/01/03 Mold Problem, wear a mask
The floats inside this museum are incredible. So its a shame that we couldnt enjoy them due to the amount of mold inside the museum making it hard to breathe. The place is built like a bunker, and...
Reviewed:2018/11/26 An unexpected pleasure
This attraction can be accessed by some of the loop buses which also go to the Folk village, there is usually one every hour to here (every 30 minutes to the Folk Village from the station) or it is...

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Details

Address
Gifu Pref. Takayamashi Chishimamachi 1111 [map]
Area
Hida / TakayamaArea
Phone
0577371000
Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Takayama Festival Museum] Adults (High school students and above) 1,000yen, Children (3 years old-Junior high school students) 600yen
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club)
Smoking
Available (Smoking corner available outside the facility)
Wi-Fi
Not available
English Menu
Available
Note
Temporary suspension of business:Closed until May 31, 2020 (Information as of May 15, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Lunch] 1,001-3,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Yes (You can enter the restaurant in a cage. Not in the restaurant)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.
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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.