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Takayama Festival Floats Exhibition Hall

178 Sakura-machi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-32-5100
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3-Day Tour from Kyoto to Tokyo: Takayama, Shirakawago and Kanazawa
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Four remarkable 17th century floats occupy this museum celebrating Takayama’s famous Autumn Festival.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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178 Sakura-machi, Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-32-5100
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This seems to be one of the least visited places here, it's a short walk up from the morning market by the river, you walk past one of the float storage halls as you walk up by the river. At the footbridge turn right and...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got to go here! The exhibits are so huge you wonder how they move. They show you a video as all is works.

Thank Lawrence2300
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our city guide told us all about the parade, and as you walk though the city you see where they store the floats, but it is impressive to see them in person. The museum only shows a limited (4-5) number of floats, but there are...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cavern-like museum blocks all the light and you could easily imagine how the floats are pulled as mystic cortege through Takayama. for us. The regular performance of the mechanic doll drummers was a little bit strange. A unique place that should be on all...More

Thank The-H-Family-Schweiz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for a short visit. A few Floats in the exhibition. Very colourful and nice. Describes the history of the floats. 900 Yen per person.

Thank hemish1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A bit pricey entry fee of 900 ¥ but it values that money, there is booth for taking our picture with template pictures of matsuri floats at the beginning, we advanced to big hall with displayed all magnificent matsuri floats with perfect lighting.

Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The well-designed museum is exclusively for the festival floats and some related items. The floats are extraordinary and deeply reflective of the culture and high level of craftsmanship. Admission to the floats museum allows you to visit the adjacent museum as well as the beautiful...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Float exhibition was really great, only 4 floats but when you see the size of the floats you understand why they can only show 4 at time. So much detail in them. Also as part of the ticket you get to see a seperate exhibition...More

Thank Leonard O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The floats are very ornate and beautiful but I do not know if they justify the price that is being charged. Not sure i would recommend at the price since there is only 4 in one big room and that is really it for the...More

Thank ctmcmullen26
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Floats used in the annual festival are displayed in a museum. Beautiful ornate floats and video to show the actual parades.

Thank Carole G
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