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Gifu Prefecture

Gifu Prefecture

Cherry blossom

Cherry blossom

There are many cherry blossoms spots in Gifu prefecture, visitors can see famous cherry blossoms in each area. “Shokawa Sakura” is over 500 years old cherry blossom in Takayama city that is called miracle cherry blossom. In a row of cherry blossom trees in Myoken shrine, over 700 years old cherry blossom and Japanese cedar are in full bloom. The beautiful cherry blossom tunnel is designated as a prefecture national treasure.

Ayu

Ayu/Sweetfish

Ayu is the symbol of a clear stream. Ayu in the Nagara River is designated as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems. “Ukai” is a traditional fishing method using cormorant birds to catch sweetfish. That is designated as important intangible folk cultural property, and visitors fascinate with the method.

Nagaragawa Railway

Nagaragawa Railway

Nagaragawa Railway is local railway that has contributed to the growth of culture, economic and life in Gifu prefecture for long year. From terminal station to terminus, passengers can enjoy Japanese pastoral scenery. Sightseeing train “Nagara” offers passengers lunch and sweets, so they can enjoy the train journey to see the scenery with a meal.

Winter sports

Winter sports

There are many ski resorts in Shokawa city and Gujo city where are crowded with tourists. The ski resorts lend ski boards and ski wears, so tourists can enjoy empty-handed skiing. Snowboarding and skiing on beautiful mountains make you exhilarating.

Gifu Prefecture