Gifu Prefecture is famous for... Skiing and snowboarding for Kanto region Shirakawa historic village Takayama Cormorant fishing Famous hot springs ...amongst other things!
Gifu Prefecture is located centrally in the Chubu region of Japan and is surrounded by other prefectures with no coastline. In fact Gifu shares borders with seven other prefectures - Aichi Prefecture, Fukui Prefecture, Ishikawa Prefecture, Mie Prefecture, Nagano Prefecture, Shiga Prefecture and Toyama Prefecture.
Other popular tourist attractions are the UNESCO World Heritage site at Shirakawa-go and the historic district of Takayama. Numerous famous hot spring resorts make it a popular destination with many Japanese and overseas visitors.