Magome-juku, Gifu prefecture. During the Edo period there were five roadways that connected Edo (modern day Tokyo) and outlying regions. The Nakasendo linked Edo and Kyoto, and ran through central Japan. This trail was dotted by many stopover towns and Magome-juku was the 43rd of the 69 towns of the Nakasendo.

Magome-juku, Gifu prefecture. During the Edo period there were five roadways that connected Edo (modern day Tokyo) and outlying regions. The Nakasendo linked Edo and Kyoto, and ran through central Japan. This trail was dotted by many stopover towns and Magome-juku was the 43rd of the 69 towns of the Nakasendo.

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Located : Tamaiya Honpo. The Japanese wagashi cake shop, Kawaramachi town, Gifu pref. 岐阜市川原町 / 玉井屋本舗

Located : Tamaiya Honpo. The Japanese wagashi cake shop, Kawaramachi town, Gifu pref. 岐阜市川原町 / 玉井屋本舗

Hida Takayama, Gifu, Japan by Herman Tse, via Flickr

Hida Takayama, Gifu, Japan by Herman Tse, via Flickr

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Japanese countryside | Gujou Hachiman villiage, Gifu prefecture, Japan

Japanese countryside | Gujou Hachiman villiage, Gifu prefecture, Japan

The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama are one of Japan's UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The site is located in the Shogawa river valley stretching across the border of Gifu and Toyama Prefectures in northern Japan. Shirakawa-gō (白川郷, "White River Old-District") is located in the village of Shirakawa in Gifu Prefecture. The Gokayama (五箇山, "Five Mountains") area is divided between the former villages of Kamitaira and Taira in Nanto, Toyama Prefecture.

The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama are one of Japan's UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The site is located in the Shogawa river valley stretching across the border of Gifu and Toyama Prefectures in northern Japan. Shirakawa-gō (白川郷, "White River Old-District") is located in the village of Shirakawa in Gifu Prefecture. The Gokayama (五箇山, "Five Mountains") area is divided between the former villages of Kamitaira and Taira in Nanto, Toyama Prefecture.

Shirakawa-go

Shirakawa-go

Explore Hidden Hida Takayama

Explore Hidden Hida Takayama

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Cormorant fishing on the Nagara River in Gifu. This is a great site, lots of important details.

Cormorant fishing on the Nagara River in Gifu. This is a great site, lots of important details.

Takayama, Gifu

Takayama, Gifu

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