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Area Distribution : Gifu

Sightseeing Guide: Gifu

Terminal Station: Gifu
Access from Nagoya
-by car: use Nagi Bypass.
-by train: use JR Tokaido Line from Nagoya Station.

Gifu is the capital of Gifu prefecture. It is located not only in the center of the prefecture, but also center of Japan. Mino was the old name of this area, and many legendary Daimyo, such as Oda Nobunaga started their career from this area. Therefore, there are many ruins of Sengoku period in this area. Gifu Castle is one of those and many feature of Gifu. The battle of Sekigahara took place around this area. Around Gifu station is well developed with a huge shopping district. Japanese persimmon and carrot are main products in agriculture of this area.


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The battle of Sekigahara

The battle of Sekigahara

Season: November


The battle of Sekigahara (関ヶ原の戦い) in 1600 is the most decisive battle happened in the history of Japan. The battle ...

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Gifu Castle

Gifu Castle

Season: November


Gifu Castle (岐阜城) is a mountain castle located in Gifu city. The mountain is also known as Mt. Kinka or Mt. ...

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Yoro Falls

Yoro Falls

Season: November


Yoro Falls (養老の滝) is one of 100 best waterfalls and 100 best water in Japan. It is 32m high and 4 wide waterfalls ...

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All spots of Gifu

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