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Sanmachi Suji, Takayama

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Stroll the three quaint, narrow streets of Sanmachi Suji, an area known for its 19th century merchant houses filled with small shops, breweries, and museums. Admire the historic buildings, made out of black and brown wood, decorated with shrubs and bonsai trees. Although it can feel a bit touristy, the charming district offers an opportunity to sample an array of local delicacies, drinks, and desserts, as well as visiting a couple of galleries or browsing the shops for trinkets and souvenirs. Add Sanmachi Suji to your Takayama travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Takayama trip planner.
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  • Walking along the street was like going back to the edo period with traditional style merchant shop houses lined the streets. These buildings are very well maintained. Each shop is nicely decorated.....  more »
  • This is my third visit to Takayama and I'm still loving the town's historic atmosphere. The streets are lined with old wooden buildings which are transformed into shophouses selling food and various.....  more »

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