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From the western part of the Hida region, this house was built in 1797.

Takayama’s Hida Folk Village

If you read this blog at all regularly, you’ll know that I particularly enjoy visiting historic buildings, the more authentic the better. That’s why one of my goals in visiting Takayama, Japan, was to see the Hida Folk Village just outside town. The Hida region around Takayama is mountainous, so the traditional buildings generally have…