Accessible with a Japan Rail Pass
, the Limited Express ‘Wide View’ Hida trains ply the route from Nagoya to Takayama and Toyama
. As you are near Takayama, it offers some amazing scenery
. One of the ten best views by train in Japan !0KM - NAGOYA stationNagoya station
is a hub for many routes : Kyoto,Tokyo
, Matsumoto.30 km - 0H18 - GIFU STation
Gifu is most famous for the cormorant fishing that takes place in the evenings from late spring through to late autumn.The river is lit by flaming torches and is a very impressive sight when combined with the fishermen in traditional dress.
Don’t be worried that your seat is backwards
facing when you board, the train changes direction at Gifu Station.