Discover Nakatsugawa

Nakatsugawa, a beautiful city located in Gifu, offers a wide range of outdoor activities throughout the year. Explore the region's historic villages, marvel at the stunning gorges, and admire the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or adventure, Nakatsugawa provides an unforgettable experience for every traveler.

Things to see and do

Tours and Activities


Getting around Nakatsugawa

The easiest way around Nakatsugawa is on foot, since the major sights and attractions are within walking distance from each other. Though, some sights are located a bit further ahead, where a car might be necessary. If you decide to rent a car, it is advised to do so from one of the bigger cities in the vicinity. You can check-out our listings for car rentals nearby, in the FAQ menu below. 

Getting to Nakatsugawa

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How long to stay in Nakatsugawa

We recommend staying here for about one day. 

Hotels in Nakatsugawa

Flights to Nakatsugawa

The closest airport to Nakatsugawa, Japan, is Chūbu Centrair International Airport

  • by car: approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes

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Day trips from Nakatsugawa

Gero Onsen, a world-renowned spa resort, attracts over a million visitors each year with its fantastic natural hot springs. After soaking in the soothing waters, explore the nearby Gassho Village, ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 42.43

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During winter, the Kiso Valley transforms into a skiing paradise with several resorts catering to all skill levels. Ascend to the summit of Mount Otake for breathtaking views, or explore ...

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Distance, km: 47.03

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Near Lake Iruka, you'll find Iniyama: an ideal destination for those seeking to immerse themselves in Japanese culture and history. Explore the architectural marvel of Francis Xavier's Cathedral, marvel at the ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 57.17

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Gujo Hachiman, a quaint town nestled in a mountain valley where three rivers converge, offers visitors a chance to explore historic buildings and narrow lanes. Wander through traditional temples, or ...

Travel time:

Distance, km: 60.01

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