Takayama Autumn Festival (秋の高山祭)4

Takayama is known as ‘Little Kyoto’ and there are still many old buildings that are wonderfully preserved and give a glimpse of how beautiful it must have been before concrete, if somewhat partial to fire and the odd earthquake.

Some old merchant’s houses:

Takayama 25-Streets5

Takayama 26-Streets6

Takayama 27-Streets7


Takayama 30-Streets10 (lanterns)


Takayama 28-Streets8

Traditional washi paper shop:

Takayama 31-Streets11 (shop)

Traditional snacks:

Takayama 29-Streets9

Sake shop:



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