Furukawa, Hida is called "an annex of Takayama" and known as a traditional town as well as Takayama, Hida.
Not only the townscape is good for tourists to walk around, but also the region has heartwarming atmosphere,
and you will see lots of children running and playing around in the town.
In Seto river running through stone walls of temples or white stone-made warehouses
you will see over a thousand Koi fish with various colors.
Whether you know it or not, the Koi fish is brought to the river by residences in the town
because it is so cold for the fish that they cannot hibernate in winter.
Koi fish moving to riveris a spring custom in Furukawa, Hida.
Why don't you relax and enjoy feeling the scenery with rich emotions?
The traditional elegance especially during warm temperature from April to November will give you a wonderful time.
Date of event : April 3rd, 2016 / Time : 8:00AM-11:00AM (Koi fish moving to river)
Location : Seto river & town with white stone-made warehouses
Address : 〒509-4236 Ichino-machi, Furukawa-cho, Hida city, Gifu prefecture (alongside of Seta river)
Tel : 0577-74-1192 (Hida tourism association)
Price : free
Get off at Hida Kiyomi Interchange of Tokai Hokuriku Expressway, and go through Hida Unohana Gaido (prefectural road No. 90) for 25 minutes
Note : There are free parking lots, Wakamiya parking lot and Hida city hall parking lot.