Ten Landscapes of Maze: Appreciate the Mountain Scenery in One of the Most Beautiful Villages in Japan

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The Maze area of Gero City, boasting excellent local resources and beautiful landscapes, is a member of the Association of the Most Beautiful Villages in Japan. Here you can find expansive mountain scenery typical of Japan, with a rich natural environment created by mountains and rivers. Also, this tiny mountain area features scattered scenic spots called “The Ten Landscapes of Maze.” It’s fun to take a walk around it. Here is a brief description of the landscapes in the Maze area of Gero City and how to enjoy them.

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Contact with Affluent Nature and Tradition: Mountain Life Experience in Maze, One of the Most Beautiful Villages in Japan

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View the wild landscape of Japan that should be handed down to future generations, or experience traditional practices and customs. If that is the kind of trip you are looking for, the Maze area in Gero City, Gifu Prefecture is definitely the place to go. On the map, you can see that this area, virtually located at the center of Japan, is a village covered almost 95% by mountain forests, with a population of only 1,200.

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A Seasonal Tradition on Summer Nights: Hiburi Fishing in Maze

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During the short period from late August to early September, a traditional fish-catching method is practiced on the Maze River, a limpid stream running through the Maze area of Gero City. When darkness falls at the end of a long summer day, fishermen surprise sweetfish, or ayu, with torches, fires and sounds to drive them out of their resting places so they can be caught by nets.

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The Finest Ayu Cuisine, using Fish from One of the Most Beautiful Clear Streams in Japan

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Have you ever heard of sweetfish, or ayu in Japanese, which is a very popular Japanese dish? Sweetfish is a delicious fish that you must try when visiting Japan, though there are few places remaining where you can eat it. Wild sweetfish is precious as it can thrive only in clean, clear streams. The Maze region in Gero is one such place where you can taste top-quality wild sweetfish. Would you like to enjoy rich Japanese food culture in Maze?

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日本最美味的村落‧打造美景之村

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馬瀨川香魚是公認的美味。 這都要歸功於當地居民努力維護香魚的好滋味。不但自1940年代起,多年來均有組織性的進行香魚放流與管理,並且致力於河川清潔等志工活動,同時將周圍的森林規劃為「引魚保全林」。這個地區就是有這樣願意付出努力以守護香魚美味的居民。

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