Advice for getting around Takayama

While Takayama is very beautiful and naturally preserved,  it’s a much smaller town than Tokyo or Nagoya. You may need some tips and tricks on how to prepare yourself to make sure you have the best time possible. Takayama is about 2.5 hours away from Nagoya, or 1.5 hours away from Toyama on JR express trains….

33 Japanese Matsuri Festivals now UNESCO Heritage!

Christmas came early for Japan this year since on December 1st 2016 UNESCO declared that 33 individual float festivals throughout the country would be registered as intangible cultural heritage! Congratulations! UNESCO has registered over 300 cultural heritage landmarks around the word, and around 20 of them are Japanese. Currently registered intangible cultural heritage articles from Japan include: Kabuki…

Directions to Thanyaporn 1 and 2:

Instructions on how to get to Thanyaporn 1: Guest House and Thai Restaurant Hi everyone! Even though Thanyaporn is really close to the train station, we thought it would  be helpful to provide directions through  a short guide with pictures. This way it should be easier to find, especially if you’ve never been to Takayama…

Takayama’s Scenery:

Takayama (高山) is a city in the mountainous Hida region of the Gifu Prefecture in Central Japan.  Takayama retains a traditional touch like few other Japanese cities, especially in its beautifully preserved old town. It now ranks as one of the prime candidate destinations  among travelers wishing to add a rural element into their itineraries….

Guest House Thanyaporn 1 & 2:

Our Guest House Options: Welcome to our guest houses! We have two buildings that are used for accommodating our guests. Our first  Thanyaporn 1, has a Thai Restaurant on the first floor and guest house accommodation on the first and second floors.  The second building, Thanyaporn 2, has two large private apartments suitable for bigger groups,…

Welcome To Our Restaurant!

Welcome to the Thanyaporn Thai Restaurant! We hope to make your dining experience memorable as we endeavor to serve you the finest Thai cuisine made with only the freshest and finest ingredients available. Thai cuisine is light, fresh, and strikes a delightful flavor. Each order is freshly prepared and cooked individually to ensure the best…