Hida Takayama's morning markets has a long history, and has been here since the Edo period. It began being called the morning market since the middle of the Meiji era when farmers' wives began lining vegetables.

It's great that they hold it every day, so that you can visit while sightseeing. This article will be an introduction to the morning markets. 

Two Types of Takayama's Morning Markets 

Takayama's morning markets are held at two places. Both are a 10-minute walk from Takayama Station. When the weather is bad, such as with rain or snow, there may be about 10 shops, but at its most, 30 to 40 shops are lined up.

Around noon, products start to get sold out and shops start to close, so try to go early in the morning.

The shopkeepers are friendly and know the local area well. Please try talking to them. 

Miyagawa Morning Markets

At Miyagawa Morning Market where you can go around in 30 minutes to an hour, you can also eat fresh vegetables and fruits, and snacks. They sell crafts as well.

Spot Information

  • Name: Miyagawa Morning Market
  • Address: Shimosannomachi Takayama, Gifu 506-0841
  • Business Hours: 6:00 – 12:00 (from 7:00 between November and March)
  • Regular Holiday: None
  • Access: 10-minute walk from JR Takayama Station 

Morning Market Jinyamae 

Held in front of Takayama Jinya, there are tents lined up in front of the square for Morning Market Jinyamae. There are many foods such as vegetables, fruits, and pickles, and it is a morning market that not only tourists use, but locals do as well. 

Spot Information

  • Name: Morning Market Jinyamae
  • Address: 1-5 Hachikenmachi Takayama, Gifu 506-0012
  • Business Hours: 6:00 – 12:00 (from 7:00 between November and March)
  • Regular Holiday: None
  • Access: 10-minute walk from JR Takayama Station 

Things Sold at Takayama’s Morning Markets

What kinds of things are being sold at Takayama’s morning markets? This will introduce products that you should check out at Takayama’s morning markets. 

Local Products

Local products are sold at Takayama’s morning markets. While you are traveling, you may not be able to take things such as fruits and vegetables home with you, but you can enjoy yourself just by looking. There are many things you can eat like fruits. Why not try local them? 

Traditional Crafts 

When it comes to the morning market, you might imagine food, but there are also traditional crafts as well. There are many items that can be used as souvenirs, so please check them out. 

Snacks you can Eat while Walking 

Walking and eating is part of the appeal of the morning market. Espresso in cookies and pudding made entirely free of additives are sold. Trying local flavors will be a pleasure in your travels. 

The Takayama Morning Markets is Must-Go!

It is recommended to get up early and go around the morning market in the morning in Takayama! Let's enjoy Takayama sightseeing from the morning!