Gujo Hachiman, a castle town also called "Water Town". You can find water everywhere throughout the town, such as waterways and water tankss filled with water on both sides of the road. A part of Kita-machi is designated as a townscape preservation area keeping all old townscape. Gujo Odori Dance Festival has a history of more than 400 years, is very famous and attracts many fans and tourists from all over the country every year. Playing in Yoshidagawa River running through the center of the town, and seeing local children jumping from a 12m-high bridge is a summer tradition. There are plenty of bicycle tours and bicycle rentals for you to peek how local live in Gujo. If you go about 11km away from the center of Hachiman-cho, you can enjoy caving at Miyama Limestone Cave.
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Minami, located at the southern part of the city, is having the fastest speed of river flow and is one of the most famous river sports mecca.
Wara is famous for lightning bugs observation in June. Ayu grown in this area is selected as the best Ayu in Japan.
Hachiman is called the town of water. Gujo Odori Dance Festival with a history of over 400 years old is also very famous all over the country.
Meiho is located along Seseragi Kaido linking Hachiman and Hida Takayama. Camping in summer and winter sports in winter can be enjoyed.
Yamato, a town of history, is making up by several mountain villages and towns along Nagaragawa River.
Shirotori, the birth place of Hakusan Faith. Itoshiro Hugh Cedar aged 1800 years old and Amidagatake Waterfall are creating a holy atmosphere.
Takasu is located in the north of the city. It is the headwater of Nagaragawa River. It is crowded with people in both summer and winter as a resort.