We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (1,520)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good53%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sake breweries”(35 reviews)
“hida beef sushi”(23 reviews)
“old town”(78 reviews)
Three quaint streets comprise this popular neighborhood, tastefully dotted with alluring sake breweries, museums and miso shops.
Takayama, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-34-0504
Ways to Experience Sanmachi Suji
from US$ 44.90
More Info
from US$ 854.50
More Info
Reviews (1,184)
Filter reviews
370 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sake breweries hida beef sushi old town souvenir shops walking street skewers soy sauce traditional shops preserved buildings narrow streets old style great place to wander small area street food rice balls edo period nice walk
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 370 reviews
Reviewed today via mobile

This is one place you have to visit. Called the Old Town of Takayama and it has very cute small shops along a 1.5 to 2 km stretch of road. You need to look hard to find small hidden shops with great food and sake....More

Thank Jameslky1
Reviewed 3 days ago

The alley is lined with traditional buildings, some of them have been modernised inside. Plenty of shops for souvenirs and food including the renowned Hida beef sushi. There are also a few sake distillery along the alley that are well worth visiting. If you want...More

Thank AnthonykcFung
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Many interesting shops, rustic appeal. Good for casual browsing. Don’t forget to sample the street food!!

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Takayama is a lovely small village, the old private homes or Sanmachi Traditional Buildings are well worth a visit. Some great shops, a lovely street, totally worth the visit.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is popular with teenagers. Lots of cafes and desserts to try. Lots of Gift shops . The old buildings are beautiful and well preserved.Gold leaf is predominant I Everything you see.They present gold on food on ice creams ,cakes . ,make up, Don’t...More

Thank kenlongc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It does get busy in this street as it is full of interesting traditional Japanese buildings - a tourist hot spot and get ready with your camera. We were a tour group and struggled keeping the group together in the narrow street. The buildings and...More

Thank MrsCWR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Experience how the Japanese small village originally looked like. These streets offer traditional style buildings and tons of souvenir shops.

Thank Sjur_Herheim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We totally enjoyed our 2 days in this area. Great shopping in Sanmachi Suji. Felt like you were actually buying Made in Japan from local vendors. However cash is required. Most beautiful experience. Sake tasty was a good experience st both Sake breweries we visited.

Thank Robyn K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always avoided the crazy crowds. That is why i visit the festival in takayama old town at autumn season. Spring will definitely make you uncomfortable. Too crowded and expensive for staying here. The street is eyegasm 😌😌their vintage store provides you a secondhand kimono...More

Thank ikamarizka
Reviewed 6 October 2018

It feels me a nostalgic atmosphere even I live in Japan, Takayama is one of the peaceful towns in Gifu. There are three major Tsuji (street) in central Takayama. After hopping at the Takayama Jinya, this is the nice street to buy a souvenir and...More

1  Thank shopping74
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 189 nearby hotels
Honjin Hiranoya Kachoan
339 reviews
.18 km away
Honjin Hiranoya Annex
225 reviews
.18 km away
Hotel Alpha-One Takayama
40 reviews
.28 km away
214 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,068 nearby restaurants
Hida Kotte Ushi
140 reviews
.02 km away
55 reviews
.02 km away
Beef Bun & Cafe Kihachiro Kamisannomachi
46 reviews
.01 km away
Kihachiro Honten
20 reviews
.01 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 276 nearby attractions
Takayama Museum of History and Art
128 reviews
.16 km away
Hida Folk Archeological Museum (Hida Minzoku Kokokan)
14 reviews
.04 km away
Hirata Folk Art Museum (Hirata Kinen-kan)
12 reviews
.08 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Tarzan W
13 January 2018|
Response from jajavalB | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Osu Kannon Jinja
8 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from 529dominicc | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Free car park at the back of the restaurant.
27 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from speninosmith | Reviewed this property |
Sounds like a fun trip. Since you are going mid-November, there is a pretty good chance you will encounter snow; so need to keep that in mind. Shirakawago-go is worth half to 3/4 of a day, no more. Assume you'd make this... More