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Winter Tour: Strolling and Snowshoeing Through Gifu’s Hidden Spots

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.

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Festivals of Japan: Gujo Bon-Odori

Gujo Bon-Odori is a unique traditional dance festival in the heart of Japan that is always a highlight of the Japanese summer.

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Cherry Blossoms at Hirosaki Castle

A town more known for its apples, has one of the best cherry blossom viewing in Japan.

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Takeda Castle: The Castle in the Sky

Takeda Castle was first built as Izushi Castle in 1441 by Otagaki Mitsukage, but was abandoned after the great samurai Battle of Sekigahara.

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Winter Illuminations at Shirakawago

A winter wonderland straight out of a fairy tale located deep in the rugged mountains of Japan.

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The Ancient Trees of the Oyada Maple Valley

An ancient forest that comes to life with color every fall.

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Enjoying the Autumn Colours at Gifu Park

Gifu Park offers a lot of fun things to do and you can easily spend a whole day enjoying the autumn leaves.

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Oda Nobunaga: The Samurai Warlord Who Helped Create Gifu City

Control Gifu and you control Japan was a common phrase used during the Sengoku period.

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Gujo Hachiman Castle In All Its Autumn Splendour

Gujo Hachiman Castle comes alive as the autumn leaves change color.

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Autumn Leaves at Yoro Park

If you are looking for a unique spot to see the beautiful autumn leaves in central Japan, then definitely pay Yoro Park a visit.

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Karuizawa: A Cool Summer Escape

Karuizawa offers cool fresh mountain air and stunning views and makes a great get away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo.

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The Crow Castle of Matsumoto

Matsumoto Castle is one of four castles designated as 'National Treasures of Japan' and one of the oldest castle donjon remaining in Japan.

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