The more popular way to get here is by ropeway which is available all year round. It is 2156-meters high and the view from the top is thrilling yet captivating. Feel refreshed as you breath in the cool air and listen to the sound of the running water from the river. Be enthralled by the birds singing in the forest and the sunshine through the leaves.This place is an embodiment of the beauty of the highlands which you can remember through time.
The name Kenrokuen literally means "Garden of the Six Sublimities",
referring to spaciousness, seclusion, artificiality, antiquity, abundant water and broad views, which according to Chinese
landscape theory are the six essential attributes that make up a perfect
A stroll around Kenrokuen will help with understanding this landscape theory as the grounds are teeming with water features, bridges, trees, flowers, stones, viewpoints and hidden nooks to discover.
This was a local governor’s office during the Edo period. There once were
more than 60 similar buildings in Japan, however Takayama Jinya is the
only one left today. It was in official use from 1692 to 1969.Their main business is conducting
legal trials and collecting tax. Takayama was well known for its abundant
forest resource to produce timbers and an underground natural resource
of gold, silver, copper and lead. This is one reason why the Shognate put
Takayama under the direct control as an important economic area