October 1, 2013

October in Takayama

October Festivals & Events in Takayama

Every October, the Hida-Takayama area celebrates the coming of Autumn, the changing of the leaves' colors and the harvesting of crops with a many festivals and events.

(Time ordered list of events and schedules for October 2013)

Event: Nakabashi Bridge & Enako River Illumination
Where: 5 and 10 mins walk from J-Hoppers (Furumachi District Area)
Everyday from October 'til the end of November (18:30 - 22:00)
Price: Free!

You can see the beautiful autumn colours illuminated during the night.

Event: Garakuta Antique Fair
Sanmachi Dori, on the right, 5 mins down the road from J-Hoppers.
When: 6th of October from 09:00 - 16:00

A famous Takayama Antique Fair that also sells various foods, arts and souvenirs

Event: Takayama Annual Autumn Festival
Where: Various places within Takayama City
When: 9th October (All day), 10th October (Morning & Afternoon)

The most famous festival in this part of Japan,
(further details can be found in the next blog)

Event: Hida Folk Village Autumn Illumination
Where: Hida Folk Village (30 mins walk or 5 mins by bus)
Everyday from 18th October 'til the 10th November (17:30 - 21:00)
Price: Adult 300 Yen / Children 100 Yen

View the beautiful illuminated autumn colours together with traditional Japanese alpine style houses, you can also try some mushroom tea for free!

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