A popular tourist spot and gourmet guide to Gero Onsen! Introducing recommended activities in the area!

A popular tourist spot and gourmet guide to Gero Onsen! Introducing recommended activities in the area!
Activity Japan editorial department

Gifu / Gero Onsen Featured. One of the three major hot springs in Japan , Gero Onsen Sightseeing spots are gathered on the banks of the Hida River Compact and easy to walk The feature is.

Of Gero Onsen Standard sightseeing spots, power spots, access / fees I'd like to introduce_______

Besides, of Gero Onsen Gourmand and. Enjoy in the vicinity of Gero Onsen and Gifu Recommended activities / experiences I will also tell you!

The charm of Gero Onsen

The charm of Gero Onsen

Tokai Gifu Gero Onsen in Gero City Hyogo / Arima Onsen , Gunma / Kusatsu Onsen Line up with " Japan's three major hot springs One of Known as. In the national hot spring ranking, Popular tourist spots that always rank high ..

The hot spring town of Gero Onsen Gero Ohashi Mainly, On the banks of the Hida River It is spreading to. Many of the more than 50 hotels and inns are located along the Hida River, and after bathing in the hot springs, there is also a great area where you can see the murmuring of the river and the greenery of the trees. Gero Onsen makes you feel the history Retro cityscape It is attractive to be able to feel.

In Gero Onsen Specialty Hida beef and sweets There are many restaurants and shops where you can enjoy Enjoy the original gourmet One of the attractions is that you can do it.

Dotted throughout the city of Gero Onsen Teyu and footbath It is also recommended to enjoy gourmet food while visiting. You can refresh your mood by putting yourself in an environment away from everyday life and stimulating your five senses!

All sightseeing and gourmet spots in Gero Onsen are within walking distance

Sightseeing and gourmet spots in Gero Onsen All within walking distance .. It's compact, so it's recommended to take a walk. Teyu and footbath that you can enjoy for free It's fun to go around because there are many spots!

History of Gero Onsen

Gifu and Gero Onsen were first discovered in the middle of the Heian period. The source at that time seems to have been near the summit of Yugamine, which is about 4 km from the current hot spring town.

After that, in Gero Onsen The source moved to the Hida River, which is the current location during the Kamakura period. Did. Since the source has become easier to use on flat ground, high priests and Confucian scholars at the time highly valued Gero Onsen and it has a history of becoming known as a famous hot spring.

Since ancient times, in Japan, hot springs have been used for the purpose of treating illness and maintaining good health. Yuji Is being done. Gifu / Gero Onsen has a long history as a hot spring resort, and it is said that Sengoku warlord Oda Nobunaga often visited Gero Onsen to heal the fatigue of the war.

A rehabilitation facility using hot springs has been set up at the Prefectural Gero Onsen Hospital, and many hot springs are still using it.

Spring quality of Gero Onsen

We will explain the quality and characteristics of the hot springs in Gifu and Gero, which are popular hot spring areas in the Tokai region.

The quality of the hot springs in Gero Onsen is Simple hot spring (alkaline simple hot spring) .. The source is over 80 degrees Celsius and is welling up. It is colorless and transparent, gentle on the skin, and has a smooth and slimy feel to the hot water. Gero Onsen is also known as "Since the skin feels smooth after bathing. Bijin no Yu "friend. It is a hot spring area that I would like to recommend to women.

Gero hot springs gourmet and souvenir spots

Gero hot springs gourmet and souvenir spots


" Local production for local consumption A Japanese restaurant loved by the locals, using carefully selected ingredients such as purchasing vegetables from local contract farmers.

"" Using fresh local vegetables, mushrooms, and Hida beef Hida Beef Mabushi Don Is a specialty that you definitely want to taste when you visit Gero Onsen.

Hida beef, which is characterized by its mellow aroma and taste, and the sweet and spicy homemade Hoba miso, have an exquisite taste. Hoba miso steak set Is also popular.

Business hours: Noon / 11: 30-14: 00 Night / 17: 30-22: 00
Regular holiday: Wednesday
* December 31st, January 1st: From 9:00 to 16 on the 2nd
Address: 569-1 Yunoshima, Gero City, Gifu Prefecture
Access: Approximately 10 minutes on foot from JR Gero Station


With the motto "Good for the body and delicious" Local cuisine with plenty of local ingredients Can be enjoyed.

Fresh ingredients such as wild plants, sweetfish, mushrooms, wild boar, and natural potatoes that the owner himself took locally. use. The seasonal menu is popular with women.

In addition to delicacies such as frogs and sparrows, there are also Momotaro tomatoes and Takehara konjac. Gero's specialty You can also taste the products using.

Business hours: Noon / 11: 30-14: 00 Night / 17: 00-20: 30
  * Closed on the eve of holidays
Regular holiday: Monday
  * Open on public holidays and closed on the following Tuesday
Address: 1088-2 Mori, Gero City, Gifu Prefecture
Access: Approximately 10 minutes on foot from JR Gero Station

Restaurant Hoou

You can enjoy a wide variety of menus such as soba, udon, and set meals at a reasonable price. A procession shop where locals line up at noon. Soba and soba at lunch time The menu that includes udon and rice bowls is popular is.

The specialty is "Miso, mushrooms, and Hida beef." Hida beef Hoba miso set meal ". Homemade handmade soba noodles from Hida and Sogawa are also included, so it is also attractive to have a satisfying taste.

Restaurant Hoou
Business hours: Noon / 11: 30-14: 30 Night 18: 00-22: 00
Regular holiday: Wednesday * Open only at noon on Tuesday
Address: 943-3 Mori, Gero City, Gifu Prefecture
Access: Approximately 15 minutes on foot from JR Gero Station

LA VITA e bella

An Italian restaurant where a chef who trained at home wields his skills. We use vegetables that have been carefully examined by meeting local producers, and we are particular about the ingredients. Using locally produced fresh tomatoes Homemade desserts such as pizza, pasta, gelato, gateau chocolate, and panna cotta are popular ..

Great location overlooking the Hida River Also attractive and ideal for couples' dates. The atmosphere is authentic but casual, so tourists can easily stop by.

LA VITA e bella
LA VITA e bella Business hours: Noon / 11: 00-14: 30 Night / 18: 00-21: 00
Regular holiday: Wednesday, irregular holidays
Address: 1001-3 Mori, Gero City, Gifu Prefecture
Access: Approximately 10 minutes on foot from JR Gero Station

Gero Pudding

Opened for the first time in Gero Onsen Pudding specialty store .. Pudding Handmade one by one at the workshop attached to the store The particular thing that you are doing. In addition to the eat-in space with the image of a bathtub, TVs and massages reminiscent of the past, etc. Retro atmosphere You can also enjoy it.

Frog package Is cute, Must look good on Instagram .. There is no doubt that it will be exciting even if you stop by on a girls' trip.

Gero Pudding
Business hours: 10: 00-17: 00
Address: 545-1 Yunoshima, Gero City, Gifu Prefecture
Access: Approximately 10 minutes on foot from JR "Gero" station
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Introducing the standard sightseeing spots in Gero Onsen!

Introducing the standard sightseeing spots in Gero Onsen!

Gero Onsen Gassho Village

Gero Onsen Gassho Village

Gero Onsen Gassho Village Shirakawa-go From etc. Gassho-style private house Relocated. A museum that recreates a village .. Thatched roofs such as the "Former Oto Family Residence", a nationally designated and important tangible folk cultural property Is the highlight.
In the fall Beautiful autumn leaves Can enjoy So it looks great on Instagram.

Experience facility "Hida Kobo" Then, various experiences are possible. Draw a picture with "Kozo", the raw material of colored Japanese paper Japanese paper painting , Draw pictures on unglazed pottery such as plates and bowls Painting of pottery , Potter's wheel, hand twist, etc. Ceramic art experience You can also enjoy it.

Gero Onsen Gassho Village
Business hours: 8: 30-17: 00 (Last admission is 16:30)
Open all year round * Some facilities are temporarily closed
* December 31st, January 1st: From 9:00 to 16 on the 2nd
Address: 2369 Mori, Gero City, Gifu Prefecture
Access: Approximately 20 minutes on foot from JR Gero Station or approximately 6 minutes by Nohi Bus bound for Gero Exchange Center and get off at "Gasshomura"

Gero Onsen Shrine

Gero Onsen Shrine

In 1990, we thanked the history and blessings of Gero Onsen and prayed for its further development. Built from Yudonoyama Shrine, one of the three mountains of Dewa in Yamagata Prefecture it was done. It is located at the corner of Shirasagi Bridge in the center of the hot spring town.

October 8th every year Tourists walk in the shape of a kamishimo "Travel line" Held. After walking around the hot spring town and performing the Shinto ritual Lion dance and rice cake throwing And so on.

Gero Onsen Shrine
Business hours: 24 hours
Price: Free
Address: 801-2 Yunoshima, Gero City, Gifu Prefecture Gero Onsen Ryokan Kaikan 1st floor
Access: Approximately 5 minutes on foot from JR Gero Station

Ioureizan Onsenji Temple

Ioureizan Onsenji Temple

It is said that he changed his appearance to a white egret and told him where the source was. Yakushi Nyorai Is enshrined.

Built in 1671 as a Zen temple of the Rinzai sect Myoshinji school. Since the Genroku period, he has devoted himself to the development of Ezochi. Tomb of Kyubei Takekawa It is also famous for having.

Look up the long stairs The scenery is superb .. Get healing from mountains and rivers Popular as a power spot is.

Illuminated during the fall foliage season You can enjoy a walk at night.

Daio Reiyama Onsenji Temple
Price: Free
Address: 680 Yunoshima, Gero City, Gifu Prefecture
Access: Approximately 15 minutes on foot from JR "Gero" station

Gallery "Food House"

Born with the idea of "I want to spread the cuisine of Gero Onsen" by the local business and industry association. Exhibiting local and Gero specialty ingredients and replicas of local cuisine Unique gallery ..

Utilizing local ingredients "G Gourmand & G Lunch" It offers and is popular with tourists. Instagram-worthy Recommended for shooting spots ..

Gallery "Food House"
Price: Free
Business hours: 10: 00-18: 00
Irregular holidays
Address: 547-7 Yunoshima, Gero City, Gifu Prefecture
Access: Approximately 10 minutes on foot from JR "Gero" station

Recommended activities and leisure activities near Gero Onsen

Recommended activities and leisure activities near Gero Onsen

Activities you can enjoy at Gero Onsen I'd like to introduce_______

"MY Doburoku-zukuri experience" Is the process of making sake, selection of yeast that actually determines the taste, preparation, original labeling, etc. A valuable activity to learn a series of flows ..
You can experience it with confidence as the brewing technician will support you.

[Gifu / Gero] Why don't you make your own "My Doburoku" at a sake brewery with a history of 340 years?

Tenryo Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
Gero / Minami Hida
5,500 Yen ~ (tax included)

Tenryo Sake Brewery holds "MY Doburoku Brewing Experience" so that you can enjoy the joy and enjoyment of fermentation. Study the manufacturing process until [Doburoku, Sake] is made, and experience a series of processes such as selection of yeast that actually determines the taste, preparation, sticking of original labels, etc. while being supported by a brewing technician who is a "sake master". In the program you receive

Popular activities / experiences in Gifu

Popular activities / experiences in Gifu

Then there is Gero Onsen Gifu Introducing popular activities that you can experience in the ranking To do.

In Gifu "Gifu Bungy" boasts the highest height in Japan Is popular. Recommended for couples who love the outdoors and those who seek thrills!

For families with small children, "" in Gifu City Potter's wheel / pottery experience Is popular. Ceramic art class is J Directly connected from R Gifu Station So access is easy!

Besides, you can experience in Gifu / Seki area "Knife making experience" and. "1 day Manufacturing Recommended for those who want to immerse themselves in!

[Gifu Bungee / Shintabisoko Bridge] Japan's tallest bridge bungee jump with a height difference of 215m! !! GoPro free rental & video data service in progress!

Minokamo / Gujo
36,000 Circle 25,000 Yen ~ (tax included)
Discount campaign in progress!
  • 4.8
  • (84 reviews and experiences)

★ "Japan's tallest" bridge bungee jump! !! ★ Shintabisoko Bridge is one of the largest bridges in Japan with a total length of 462 meters and a height of 462 meters over the mountains in the Tabiashi River Valley. A thrilling big jump toward the Tabiashi River that flows far below in the magnificent nature! !! * Points and coupons cannot be used for this plan. * Bungee jump repeater discount (certificate)

[Gifu / Gifu City] Ceramic art experience-Popular electric potter's wheel experience (one-piece production / additional production is possible) Directly connected to JR Gifu Station!

Studio record
Gifu / Ogaki
3,300 Yen ~ (tax included)
  • 4.0
  • (1 review / experience)

The first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word "ceramic art" is probably this electric potter's wheel. You will make some works in 90 minutes using this electric potter's wheel. We will complete one of your favorites. * If you want the work to be fired more, additional firing is also possible. (Depending on the individual production speed and what you make, 3-4 points system within the time

[Gifu / Seki] "Knife making experience" with Japanese sword materials taught by swordsmiths * Pick-up and drop-off from the station!

Swordsmith Masaya
Minokamo / Gujo
105,000 Yen ~ (tax included)
  • 4.8
  • (13 reviews and experiences)

You will spend a day making a small sword (small) that comes with a Japanese sword. The material is the same as the Japanese sword, and the world's finest iron (tamahagane) is wrought, and a sword with a blade length of less than 15 cm is made in almost the same process as the Japanese sword. You can put the blade crest on your own by placing it in the soil. Attach a blade, cut your name, make a scabbard, sharpen it, and you're done.

Let's go a little further from Gero Onsen and stop by Hida Takayama

Gifu is famous as an area with many scenic attractions other than Gero Onsen. Here, I would like to introduce one of them, Hida Takayama.

What kind of place is Hida Takayama?

Located in the northern part of Gifu prefecture Hida region .. Hida City, Takayama City, Gero City, Shirakawa Village Is an approximate range.

Among them, Takayama City, which is located in the center of the Hida region, preserves the cityscape since the Edo period. Hida Takayama It is known by the name. Nowadays, it is also called "Little Kyoto of Hida" A city that preserves the scenery of good old Japan As a result, even famous overseas travel guides have earned three stars.

It is also famous as one of the stages of the blockbuster animated films that have become a social phenomenon in Japan. Many people notice the charm of this area after visiting Hida Takayama as a pilgrimage to the sacred place.

The landscape was emphasized by devising measures such as wiring all electric wires under the eaves. Strolling along "Sanmachi-dori", "Morning market" that is crowded from early morning, traditional crafts and souvenirs packed with craftsmanship, specialty Hida beef and Takayama ramen Takayama city is full of famous places and famous gourmet foods!

Access to Hida Takayama from Gero Onsen

In the case of a car
Approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes via National Highway 41
* Please check the latest information in advance as there may be restrictions due to road surface freezing and heavy snowfall in winter.
By train
About 45 minutes by limited express train from Gero Station on the JR Takayama Main Line to Takayama Station
By bus
Approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes via National Highway 41

To access Takayama City from the Kanto and Kansai areas, take the Shinkansen via Nagoya and the JR Takayama Main Line. Alternatively, direct buses from Tokyo / Shinjuku or Osaka / Namba are convenient.

Traveling in Takayama is convenient for sightseeing Tour bus In addition to using community buses and taxis Visit sightseeing spots by rickshaw Is also recommended!

[Gifu / Hida Takayama] Zazen and Higashiyama Teramachi tour!

Happy Plus Co., Ltd.
Hida / Takayama
4,000 Yen ~ (tax included)
  • 5.0
  • (2 reviews / experiences)

Why don't you refresh your feelings by visiting Zazen and Higashiyama temples in the early morning of Hida Takayama?

[Gifu / Takayama] Very popular! Ninja experience ★ Sasuke course ★

Hida / Takayama
4,950 Yen ~ (tax included)
  • 5.0
  • (2 reviews / experiences)

Let's master ninjutsu and challenge top secret missions through various trainings! Experience training with ninja tools! This course is not only a "ninja training" that includes the experience of "shuriken, blowgun, sword Iai" and you can choose your favorite "one drink", but it is also a very advantageous course that you can wear a ninja costume. We now have. Passed the training and successfully completed the mission

[Gifu / Hida Takayama] Sake brewery and town walking tour!

Happy Plus Co., Ltd.
Hida / Takayama
3,800 Yen ~ (tax included)

We will show you the oldest sake brewery in the traditional Hida Takayama, which has been in good water, good rice, and good climate for 400 years. In addition, 7 warehouses are concentrated within 200m in Takayama city, but there is a record that there were 56 warehouses in this area 300 years ago. You can enjoy both an explanation of the streets of Hida Takayama, which has such a special history, and a tour of the interior of the warehouse.

* Information on plans, prices, times, access, etc. is as of February 2022.

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