A Final Wander Around Takayama's Autumn Glory

Takayama, Japan

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  • Start or End: We started and finished at our Ryokan (Google Map Directions) but the walk can be started and finished anywhere along the route.
  • Length: 5.9km (2.1mi) in about 5hr (a slow walk as there was plenty of sightseeing)
  • Grade: Easy. Short, fully paved with some stairs and moderately step sections (mainly around Kitayama Park and Shiroyama Park).
  • Date Walked: 21st of November 2014

The Story

Floats, miniatures, shrines, autumn colours and more plum wine. Sadly, the final walk around Takayama.

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