Northern Gifu has much to offer in winter. Let Satoyama Experience guide you through the streets and hills of Hida-Furukawa in this winter wonderland.
By Iain Maloney 7 min read
Gujo Bon-Odori is a unique traditional dance festival in the heart of Japan that is always a highlight of the Japanese summer.
A town more known for its apples, has one of the best cherry blossom viewing in Japan.
Takeda Castle was first built as Izushi Castle in 1441 by Otagaki Mitsukage, but was abandoned after the great samurai Battle of Sekigahara.
A winter wonderland straight out of a fairy tale located deep in the rugged mountains of Japan.
An ancient forest that comes to life with color every fall.
Gifu Park offers a lot of fun things to do and you can easily spend a whole day enjoying the autumn leaves.
Control Gifu and you control Japan was a common phrase used during the Sengoku period.
Gujo Hachiman Castle comes alive as the autumn leaves change color.
If you are looking for a unique spot to see the beautiful autumn leaves in central Japan, then definitely pay Yoro Park a visit.
Karuizawa offers cool fresh mountain air and stunning views and makes a great get away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo.
Matsumoto Castle is one of four castles designated as 'National Treasures of Japan' and one of the oldest castle donjon remaining in Japan.