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Takayama Jinya

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Address: 1-5 Hachikemmachi, Takayama 506-0012, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 577-32-0643
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Sun - Sat 08:45 - 17:00
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This interesting structure has been a government building since the 17th...

This interesting structure has been a government building since the 17th century and is now open to the public.

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Very impressive old estate, HUGE size

Very impressive old estate, HUGE size No need more then 30 minutes at this place, but you should not miss it. The guided tour in English is around one hour, but I really do not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Nagano, Japan
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Nagano, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very impressive old estate, HUGE size No need more then 30 minutes at this place, but you should not miss it. The guided tour in English is around one hour, but I really do not understand why you need one hour in this place...? All rooms are almost the same, tatami rooms, just different in size. Yes, long ago, each... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't know what to expect, but were happy, we visited. You get a bit of how it was, back then, and it's fascinating to see the way the house is built.

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New Delhi, India
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Meiji ear administrative building, provides a good insight into the history of Japan. Although not a must visit, but if you are planning a visit to Nakabashi, another important spots (only for photographs and selfies, nothing to see), then drop by this place. They charge some 450 yen as entry fee, but its worth that much !

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Adelaide
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a short time walking around this beautiful historic building which is well worth the visit, worth the walk. The fresh fruit bun from the bakery across the road and the fresh apples on sale out the front rounded it off.

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Thank SouthOztraveller
Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Only those who loves Japanese history will appreciate the artifacts. There are many rooms for different purposes. I appreciate the building structure, and its surrounding garden. It has nice photo spots.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

It is the only remaining old government house in Japan with full structure. We had a good English translation from the staff which gave us an overview of the history and the building itself before the visit. So, it helps us to understand the exhibits. It could be boring for young children. Please ask for English translation when you purchase... More 

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

It was interesting to visit the various sections of the building, gaining some understanding of how the government office functioned in the olden days. The garden at the centre was quite beautiful, though not very large.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Great for those who loves history. Unfortunately it's a bit small, and there're only few places with English explanation.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Typical Japanese style houses ... Nothing special. Quite similar to houses visited in Osaka and Kyoto.

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KL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Large complex with various rooms showcasing the place where government officials of the olden days work, rest and interrogate prisoners. There's a beautiful garden in the centre of the complex.

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