Takayama Craft Tour
Takayama is renowned for its deep variety and quality of local crafts.
In this experience, you will take part in a 2½ hour walking tour dedicated to showcasing the full richness and diversity of Takayama's craft culture. A knowledgeable local guide will accompany you on your journey through a myriad of local craft shops, introducing you to the town's unique forms of wood carving, embroidery, lacquerware, woodblock printing and pottery. Many of these establishments are long-standing family businesses that have faithfully passed down their trade through the generations.
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Important notice: We are pleased to be able to offer so many amazing experiences in Japan. However, we are sorry that we can only include these as a part of a full Japan holiday package which includes your accommodation and transport alongside the experiences presented in this section of the web site.
Takayama Craft Tour
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