Last Updated: Nov 12, 2023

Heavenly Hida-Takayama

A Famed Part of Gifu Prefecture

Donny Kimball
11 min readNov 12, 2023

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Despite using this picture of Nakabashi Bridge and the Miyagawa River for years and having visited Takayama in 2012, I somehow never got around to covering Hida-Takayama and the traditional Japanese Hida-no-Sato folk village until now.
This story was originally published on donnykimball.com and has been syndicated here on Medium

Recently when I was slowly making my way back to Tokyo from Komatsu up in Ishikawa Prefecture, I had the shocking revelation that I’ve yet to feature the famous town of Hida-Takayama on this blog. Despite using a photo of the village’s iconic Nakabashi Bridge as my header image for close to a decade…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/