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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Tours to Sanmachi Suji
$79 BOOK WITH VIATOR Takayama oldtownship walking tour with local guide. (About 70min)
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
$107 BOOK WITH VIATOR Takayama Half-Day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide
Duration: 4 hours
$125 BOOK WITH VIATOR Takayama Full-Day Private Tour with Government Licensed Guide
Duration: 6 hours
$20 BOOK WITH VIATOR Old township History&Culture tour with local guide. (About 20min)
Duration: 20 minutes
Sanmachi Suji reviews
I enjoyed walking through and looking at the cool architecture. Unfortunately most museums were closed due to covid. Most shops and restaurants are still open. more »
Great neighborhood - very traditional and lot of history. Couple of Sakae breweries are there and great place to taste various types. Some of the food sold are expensive but understandable given the..... more »
This area has an authentic japanese feel to it, with small traditional stores, great restaurants and a peaceful flow. It’s a great place for a peaceful day walking around at a relaxed pace.
very nice old town, have a lot of delicious foods and good weather.
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