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Dekonaru Yokocho (Takayama, Japan)

Experience the night life of Hida Takayama City at Dekonaru Yokocho!

Look no further then Dekonaru Yokocho for great food, local sake, and even better atmosphere while visiting Takayama City in Gifu Prefecture, Japan! You will find ramen, oden, gyoza, yakitori, and more at the many yatai, or food stalls, within. Dekonaru Yokocho has almost a festival like atmosphere, and is a great place to experience the night life in Hida Takayama while having a wide range of foods to choose from.

Local Travel Tips

Dekonaru Yokocho isn’t just for adults! Kids are also welcome! There is a Ninja Shop hidden within, where you can try your hand at aiming shuriken. Be sure to snap a photo with the ninja shop keeper while browsing through the souvenier shop!

We also recommend catching a show by the Dekonaru-za, a performance group made up of members of Dekonaru Yokocho. With Japanese wa-daiko drums, shamisen, sword dances, and more, their exciting traditional Japanese live show is sure to be a memorable event during your time in Hida Takayama!


English Address 

24 Asahimachi, Takayama 506-0017

Japanese Address



17:00 – 00:00


You will find Dekonaru Yokocho about a 9-minute walk from JR Takayama Station. Perfect when you don’t want to venture to far to find a bit to eat, or you get a late night craving!

Where to stay

To get the best access to Dekonaru Yokocho and other local attractions, we recommend staying at an accommodation with easy access to JR Takayama Station.


The perfect mix of traditional and modern, this accommodation property near Takayama Old Town is just an 8-minute walk from JR Takayama Station.  Choose to stay in a western-style room or a Japanese tatami room complete with futon beds.  For groups, try the spacious loft rooms!


For a more luxurious stay in Takayama City, rather than a hotel, stay in a traditional machiya house!  Just a few steps from the historical Takayama Old Town, THE MACHIYA HANARE is a private Japanese holiday house available to one group per day.  Completely private, with a hinoki wood Japanese bathtub and modern kitchen, you’ll love the views from the liviing room and balconey! 

Post Date : 2022/07/22、 Last updated :
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