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JR Takayama Station 高山駅
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Gate to Takayama Jinya
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JR Takayama Station
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Entrance to Takayama Jinya. A Jinya was a regional government office during the Edo Period. The Tokugawa government dispatched magistrates to administer the region. About 60 jinya existed and only this one survives.
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Turnstile at JR Takayama Station
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For 176 years or 25 generations, the building housed government administrators, accountants (rice tax collectors), and the police.
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Waiting room at JR Takayama Station
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Magistrate's (governor) office 御役所
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JR Takayama Station
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View of Administrator's office from the veranda
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JR Takayama Station
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JR Takayama Station, tourist info office on left.
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Many attractions are within walking distance from JR Takayama Station.
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The main building was built in 1816.
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Bus terminal for Nohi Bus
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Tourist info office
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Shopping street
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Miyagawa River 宮川
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Nakahashi Bridge over Miyagawa River 宮川に掛かる中橋
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Nakahashi Bridge. During the Takayama Festival, ornate floats cross this bridge. 宮川に掛かる中橋
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Nakahashi Bridge and pine tree
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Nakahashi Bridge
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Nakahashi Bridge
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Former Takayama-cho Town Hall 旧高山町役場
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Magistrate's living quarters 居宅(嵐山の間)
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Former Takayama-cho Town Hall 旧高山町役場
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Former Takayama-cho Town Hall 旧高山町役場
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Storehouse for a Takayama Festival float
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Traditional building preservation area in Sanno-machi Suji.
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Important Traditional Building Preservation Area 重要伝統的建造物群保存地区
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Bath area
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Beckoning cat
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Toilet
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Kitchen
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Large Hall (Dai-hiroma)
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Large Hall (Dai-hiroma) where ceremonies and meetings were held. It could also be partitioned into three rooms. Total area is 48 tatami mats. 大広間
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Tokonoma alcove
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Palanquin
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Bamboo screen
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Bamboo screen
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Torture room 吟味所・御白洲
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The Takayama Festival is held twice a year, during April 14-15 and Oct. 9-10. The spring festival is held by Hieda Shrine and it is called Sanno Matsuri. The festival features twelve ornate "yatai" floats which are displayed and pulled along the streets. In a large plaza, katakuri puppets perform on a few of the floats. The festival is also dramatic at night with a float procession. The Takayama Festival procession in spring starts at Hieda Shrine. Photo shows a banner reading "Hieda Jinja." 祭行列
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Hie Shrine hall. The shrine is on Shiroyama Hill. 日枝神社On Dec. 1, 2016 (JST), Takayama Matsuri Festival was inscribed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity as one of 33 "Yama, Hoko, and Yatai float festivals in Japan."
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Entrance to Rice Storehouse. 御蔵
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The portable shrine (mikoshi) passes through Hie Shrine's torii to join the procession. 神輿
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Shrine officials in the procession.
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Lion dance or shishimai. See the video at hidanet.ne.jp. 獅子舞
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Shrine maidens
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Mikoshi
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Shrine maidens
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Shrine maidens
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A middle-aged woman uses her camera phone to photograph herself. "I was here!"
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Portable shrine 神輿
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Portable shrine 神輿
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Shrine priest
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Large crowd gather to watch the karakuri puppets perform on the ornate floats. Sign says "Watch out for pickpockets."
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Large crowd gather to watch the karakuri puppets perform on the ornate floats.
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Only four of the 12 floats have karakuri puppets which perform. Takayama Matsuri, Gifu
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The karakuri puppets first appeared on the Takayama Matsuri floats in the 18th century. They were handcrafted by artisans in Kyoto.
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Japan has three basic types of karakuri puppets based on the region: Kyoto, Nagoya, and Kanto (Tokyo area). The Takayama karakuri are the Nagoya-type.
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The puppets come out on a plank sticking out of the float and perform in a mini play with various stunts.
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Ryuujintai Karakuri 龍神台からくり
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Sanbasou Karakuri 三番叟からくり
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Sanbasou Karakuri 三番叟からくり
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Ryuujintai Karakuri 龍神台からくり
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Ryuujintai Karakuri 龍神台からくり
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Ryuujintai Karakuri, Takayama Festival, Gifu 龍神台からくり
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The karakuri perfom one float at a time.
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Shakkyoutai Karakuri which transforms into a lion dance. See the video at hidanet.ne.jp. 石橋台からくり
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Ryuujintai Karakuri 龍神台からくり
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Ryuujintai Karakuri throwing confetti. See the video at hidanet.ne.jp. 龍神台からくり
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Street lined with floats.
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Floats are displayed on the street. Takayama Matsuri, Gifu
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Superb embroidery
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Storehouse for a float. 屋台蔵
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Held on April 14, the night procession is the festival's major highlight. 夜まつり曳行
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The floats are lit and paraded on the streets.
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Shrine near Shiroyama
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On Nakahashi Bridge.
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The floats cross Nakahashi Bridge.
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Shiroyama Park, former site of Takayama Castle.
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View from Shiroyama Park
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Youth hostel
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Higashiyama Teramachi (Temple Row)
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Higashiyama Teramachi
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