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【Nagara River Cormorant Fishing】

Ukai , the cormorant fishing at the Nagara River  in Gifu. Ukai is the traditional fishing way to catch ayu using the trained u , cormorant. It has about 1300 years history. In Japan there 13 cities where the cormorant fishing are taken places. The most famous location is Gifu on the Nagara River. It will last every night from May 11 to October 15 except the full moon nights.

  

【Gujyo dance】

Gujo-odori is a kind of such Bon-odori (Bon dance) and the most largest one in Japan. You can see the dance demonstration at Gujyo hachiman Hakurankan.

   

【Food Replica Workshop】

In Gujo, there are hands-on shops where you can make food replicas. Anyone can easily make replicas of tempura and lettuce that are identical with the real thing. You should experience the amazing moment when food replicas come to completion!

 

【Hida Kanayama Footpath】

You can explore the nostalgic atmosphere disappears the day.

   

【Gero onsen gassyo-mura】

At Gero Onsen Gassho-mura, 10 gassho-zukuri (thatched) houses have been transferred from places like Shirakawa-go to form a precious outdoor museum which recreates a mountain settlement from former times, and offers a glimpse into what life might have been like for its inhabitants.

    

【Hidaka Osaka Falls】

You enjoy walking and feel nature  follows the trail around 30min , can see  the spectacular falls. You will find fish jumping or birds singing…these will help clear your head, get relaxed and relieve stress.

   

 

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