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Takayama City Archives Museum高山市政記念館

Memorial Hall

Built in 1895, this historic building was used as the town and city hall until 1968. It’s at the southern end of the Preservation Districts for Groups of Traditional Building in Sanmachi, Takayama City. You can look out from Ichinomachi to Sannomachi, and the Nakabashi Bridge that spans the Miyagawa River is right before your eyes. The entire building is made of hinoki cypress, and various parts have sliding glass pane doors, which were rare when it was built. This building was state-of-the-art in those days and still maintains its former features. Now it’s a museum that preserves and displays Takayama City’s administrative materials, information about Takayama City history through panel displays and realia from the period.


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Review of Takayama Municipal Government Memorial Hall

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Reviewed:2018/04/03 Worth a visit, but not exceptional
Well preserved buildings but it was very crowded when we visited and guides were talking over each other.

Bit difficult to see the history, but worth a visit.
Reviewed:2017/12/13 Awesome buildings
So many thigs to see and experience. The buildings are amazing to walk past and through. You feel like you are back in those times
Reviewed:2017/05/15 Worthwhile - some interesting photos
In the old heart of Takayama. It's free to visit and has an interesting photo display that shows the past history of the region.

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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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