Takayama (ι«˜ε±±εΈ‚), located in Gifu Prefecture, Japan, is a city renowned for its well-preserved Edo-period architecture and historical significance. With a population of approximately 88,473 as of 2019, it is the largest city by area in Japan, covering 2,177.61 square kilometers. Takayama, also known as Hida-Takayama, boasts numerous cultural attractions, including the Takayama Festivals, Hida Folk Village, and historic merchant houses. The city's unique culture developed over centuries due to its geographic isolation. Takayama is also known for its local cuisine and traditional crafts, attracting many tourists annually.

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Districts and Postal Codes in Takayama

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District Postal Code
Honmachi γ€’506-0011
Aioimachi γ€’506-0014
Akahokimachi γ€’506-0045
Akebonomachi γ€’506-0806
Asahigaokamachi γ€’506-0042
Asahicho Aoya γ€’509-3301
Asahicho Agemi γ€’509-3324
Asahicho Asai γ€’509-3303
Asahicho Ichinoshuku γ€’509-3311
Asahicho Ohira γ€’509-3322
Asahicho Kabuto γ€’509-3326
Asahicho Kibyudani γ€’509-3316
Asahicho Kurumishima γ€’509-3313
Asahicho Kurokawa γ€’509-3321
Asahicho Kuwanoshima γ€’509-3312
Asahicho Kose γ€’509-3305
Asahicho Kosegahora γ€’509-3317
Asahicho Kodani γ€’509-3327
Asahicho Tateiwa γ€’509-3304
Asahicho Terazawa γ€’509-3323
Asahicho Terazuki γ€’509-3302
Asahicho Nishibora γ€’509-3314
Asahicho Mangoku γ€’509-3325
Asahicho Miza γ€’509-3306
Asahicho Miyanomae γ€’509-3315
Asahimachi γ€’506-0017
Atagomachi γ€’506-0855
Ishiuramachi γ€’506-0825
Ichinomiyamachi γ€’509-3505
Iwaimachi γ€’506-0815
Uramachi γ€’506-0013
Urushigaitomachi γ€’506-0812
Uwanomachi γ€’506-0801
Echigomachi γ€’506-0033
Enakomachi γ€’506-0818
Oshinmachi γ€’506-0851
Ojimamachi γ€’506-0816
Oboramachi γ€’506-0811
Okamotomachi γ€’506-0054
Okuhidaonsengo Akaoke γ€’506-1429
Okuhidaonsengo Imami γ€’506-1425
Okuhidaonsengo Kashiate γ€’506-1424
Okuhidaonsengo Kansaka γ€’506-1421
Okuhidaonsengo Sasajima γ€’506-1428
Okuhidaonsengo Tagoroke γ€’506-1427
Okuhidaonsengo Tatenomata γ€’506-1426
Okuhidaonsengo Tochio γ€’506-1423
Okuhidaonsengo Nakao γ€’506-1422
Okuhidaonsengo Hitoegane γ€’506-1432
Okuhidaonsengo Hirayu γ€’506-1433
Okuhidaonsengo Fukuji γ€’506-1434
Okuhidaonsengo Murakami γ€’506-1431
Kasugamachi γ€’506-0835
Katanomachi γ€’506-0824
Takaharamachi γ€’506-0847
Kami 1 Nomachi γ€’506-0844
Kami 2 Nomachi γ€’506-0845
Kami 3 Nomachi γ€’506-0846
Kamiokamotomachi γ€’506-0055
Kamikawaharamachi γ€’506-0024
Kamigirimachi γ€’506-0044
Kamitakaracho Arata γ€’506-1312
Kamitakaracho Arahara γ€’506-1315
Kamitakaracho Iwaido γ€’506-1303
Kamitakaracho Oimo γ€’506-1318
Kamitakaracho Kanakido γ€’506-1308
Kamitakaracho Kuzuyama γ€’506-1301
Kamitakaracho Kurabashira γ€’506-1314
Kamitakaracho Zaike γ€’506-1313
Kamitakaracho Shimosadani γ€’506-1319
Kamitakaracho Sugoroku γ€’506-1307
Kamitakaracho Nagakura γ€’506-1302
Kamitakaracho Nakayama γ€’506-1305
Kamitakaracho Nezumochi γ€’506-1311
Kamitakaracho Hongo γ€’506-1317
Kamitakaracho Miza γ€’506-1306
Kamitakaracho Miyahara γ€’506-1304
Kamitakaracho Yoshino γ€’506-1316
Kawaharamachi γ€’506-0023
Kandamachi γ€’506-0006
Kiyomicho Ikemoto γ€’506-0203
Kiyomicho Eguro γ€’506-0201
Kiyomicho Otani γ€’506-0202
Kiyomicho Oppara γ€’509-2702
Kiyomicho Kamiodori γ€’506-0206
Kiyomicho Sakashita γ€’506-0106
Kiyomicho Sunomata γ€’506-0107
Kiyomicho Natsumaya γ€’506-0205
Kiyomicho Naradani γ€’509-2701
Kiyomicho Nihongi γ€’506-0204
Kiyomicho Fukuyori γ€’506-0104
Kiyomicho Fujise γ€’506-0103
Kiyomicho Makigahora γ€’506-0101
Kiyomicho Mikkamachi γ€’506-0102
Kiyomicho Mitsudani γ€’506-0105
Kiyomicho Morimo γ€’506-0207
Kiriumachi γ€’506-0004
Kugunocho Atagasu γ€’509-3212
Kugunocho Utou γ€’509-3218
Kugunocho Onishi γ€’509-3201
Kugunocho Kuguno γ€’509-3205
Kugunocho Kusumo γ€’509-3204
Kugunocho Kobo γ€’509-3211
Kugunocho Koyana γ€’509-3202
Kugunocho Tsuji γ€’509-3207
Kugunocho Tokusabora γ€’509-3216
Kugunocho Nagatoro γ€’509-3217
Kugunocho Nagisa γ€’509-3213
Kugunocho Hikisage γ€’509-3215
Kugunocho Musugo γ€’509-3214
Kugunocho Yanajima γ€’509-3203
Kugunocho Yamanashi γ€’509-3206
Kokufucho Ima γ€’509-4104
Kokufucho Utsue γ€’509-4121
Kokufucho Urisu γ€’509-4126
Kokufucho Urushigaito γ€’509-4106
Kokufucho Kaneoke γ€’509-4123
Kokufucho Kamihirose γ€’509-4116
Kokufucho Kisogaito γ€’509-4113
Kokufucho Kiridani γ€’509-4101
Kokufucho Sangawa γ€’509-4117
Kokufucho Tsurusu γ€’509-4112
Kokufucho Nabari γ€’509-4122
Kokufucho Nishimonzen γ€’509-4107
Kokufucho Nukazuka γ€’509-4125
Kokufucho Handa γ€’509-4114
Kokufucho Higashimonzen γ€’509-4108
Kokufucho Hirosemachi γ€’509-4119
Kokufucho Mikkamachi γ€’509-4115
Kokufucho Minowa γ€’509-4105
Kokufucho Miyaji γ€’509-4103
Kokufucho Murayama γ€’509-4124
Kokufucho Yamamoto γ€’509-4111
Kokufucho Yokamachi γ€’509-4102
Sakyomachi γ€’506-0853
Sakuramachi γ€’506-0858
Sanfukujimachi γ€’506-0807
Shioyamachi γ€’506-0813
Shimakawaharamachi γ€’506-0836
Shimo 1 Nomachi γ€’506-0843
Shimo 2 Nomachi γ€’506-0842
Shimo 3 Nomachi γ€’506-0841
Shimookamotomachi γ€’506-0052
Shomogirimachi γ€’506-0041
Shimonokirimachi γ€’506-0046
Shimobayashimachi γ€’506-0059
Shokawacho Akadani γ€’501-5421
Shokawacho Arabuchi γ€’501-5413
Shokawacho Isshiki γ€’501-5415
Shokawacho Iwaze γ€’501-5423
Shokawacho Ushimaru γ€’501-5422
Shokawacho Ogamigo γ€’501-5426
Shokawacho Kaijo γ€’501-5425
Shokawacho Kurodani γ€’501-5404
Shokawacho Sarumaru γ€’501-5414
Shokawacho Sandani γ€’501-5402
Shokawacho Sounori γ€’501-5406
Shokawacho Terakawado γ€’501-5405
Shokawacho Nakano γ€’501-5424
Shokawacho Nakahata γ€’501-5412
Shokawacho Nonomata γ€’501-5417
Shokawacho Makido γ€’501-5411
Shokawacho Machiya γ€’501-5416
Shokawacho Miogo γ€’501-5403
Shokawacho Mumaya γ€’501-5401
Showamachi γ€’506-0053
Shiroyama γ€’506-0822
Shinguumachi γ€’506-0035
Shinmeimachi γ€’506-0821
Suehiromachi γ€’506-0016
Soyujimachi γ€’506-0834
Sowamachi γ€’506-0007
Daimonmachi γ€’506-0856
Takanemachi Atanogo γ€’509-3401
Takanemachi Ikegahora γ€’509-3417
Takanemachi Inohana γ€’509-3415
Takanemachi Oburui γ€’509-3412
Takanemachi Kamigahora γ€’509-3411
Takanemachi Kibyu γ€’509-3418
Takanemachi Kohiwada γ€’509-3404
Takanemachi Shimonomukai γ€’509-3413
Takanemachi Tomenohara γ€’509-3405
Takanemachi Nakanoshuku γ€’509-3414
Takanemachi Nakabora γ€’509-3416
Takanemachi Nomugi γ€’509-3402
Takanemachi Hikage γ€’509-3419
Takanemachi Hiwada γ€’509-3403
Makimachi γ€’506-0814
Takumigaokamachi γ€’506-0057
Chishimamachi γ€’506-0032
Teppomachi γ€’506-0857
Tenshojimachi γ€’506-0832
Temanmachi γ€’506-0025
Tonyamachi γ€’506-0002
Nakagirimachi γ€’506-0043
Nakayamamachi γ€’506-0051
Nagasakamachi γ€’506-0804
Nadamachi γ€’506-0021
Nanukamachi γ€’506-0005
Nishinoisshikimachi γ€’506-0031
Nishiboramachi γ€’506-0833
Nishimachi γ€’506-0022
Nyukawacho Ashitani γ€’506-2113
Nyukawacho Ikenomata γ€’506-2253
Nyukawacho Itando γ€’506-2112
Nyukawacho Iwaitani γ€’506-2254
Nyukawacho Urida γ€’506-2111
Nyukawacho Ogaya γ€’506-2131
Nyukawacho Otani γ€’506-2116
Nyukawacho Onuma γ€’506-2104
Nyukawacho Oshikiji γ€’506-2103
Nyukawacho Kashihara γ€’506-2106
Nyukawacho Kitakata γ€’506-2133
Nyukawacho Kiriyama γ€’506-2134
Nyukawacho Kute γ€’506-2252
Nyukawacho Kono γ€’506-2115
Nyukawacho Gonbo γ€’506-2117
Nyukawacho Sannose γ€’506-2105
Nyukawacho Shioya γ€’506-2258
Nyukawacho Shimobo γ€’506-2135
Nyukawacho Shiroi γ€’506-2118
Nyukawacho Sode γ€’506-2257
Nyukawacho Dayoshi γ€’506-2255
Nyukawacho Niibari γ€’506-2124
Nyukawacho Hatahoko γ€’506-2251
Nyukawacho Hikage γ€’506-2114
Nyukawacho Hiyomo γ€’506-2256
Nyukawacho Bokata γ€’506-2121
Nyukawacho Horiki γ€’506-2132
Nyukawacho Hosogoe γ€’506-2125
Nyukawacho Machikata γ€’506-2123
Nyukawacho Moribu γ€’506-2101
Nyukawacho Yamakuchi γ€’506-2122
Hachikenmachi γ€’506-0012
Hachimanmachi γ€’506-0852
Hatsudamachi γ€’506-0008
Hanaokamachi γ€’506-0009
Hanakawamachi γ€’506-0015
Hanasatomachi γ€’506-0026
Babamachi γ€’506-0838
Higashiyamamachi γ€’506-0805
HInodemachi γ€’506-0803
Fukiyamachi γ€’506-0831
Fuyutomachi γ€’506-0001
Honobumachi γ€’506-0003
Horigatamachi γ€’506-0837
Maeharamachi γ€’506-0048
Matsukuramachi γ€’506-0034
Matsunokimachi γ€’506-0802
Matsumotomachi γ€’506-0808
Midorigaokamachi γ€’506-0056
Morishitamachi γ€’506-0823
Yamaguchimachi γ€’506-0817
Yamadamachi γ€’506-0058
Yokamachi γ€’506-0047
Wakatatsumachi γ€’506-0854

Start with the postal code, the prefecture, the city, the district, and then the number of the block and housing unit. Then end with the person’s name.
Here’s an example of how to write a Japanese address in English.
Ginza, Chuo-ku
Mr. Taro Tanaka

For more information on how to write a Japanese address, see this article.

To type the Japanese postal code, first type the character code '3012.' Then press ALT + X and Japan's postal code symbol will appear.

To obtain an address in Takayama for receiving mail, sign up for a virtual address service like MailMate. MailMate provides you with a mailing address for receiving Japanese mail and packages. MailMate can also be used for company registration in Takayama, along with mail handling for Japanese properties (e.g., akiya, Airbnb, minpaku, etc.)

There are two types of PO boxes available in Takayama. The first type of PO box is provided by Takayama Post and is only available for individuals with a daily volume of mail. The second type of PO box is provided by private services with no limits on daily mail volume. Learn more about how to open a PO box in Japan.

Japan Post offers Standard Mail for regular letters and small parcels, typically delivered in 2-3 days. Express Mail speeds this up to 1-2 days. Registered Mail adds tracking and insurance, requiring a signature on delivery. Yu-Pack handles larger parcels with tracking and insurance, delivered in 1-3 days. Letter Pack provides flat-rate options for documents and small items, with tracking available. EMS is for international express delivery, offering fast service to over 120 countries. Non-Standard Mail covers items exceeding standard size and weight limits. Private couriers like Yamato Transport's Takkyubin offer domestic and international parcel delivery with tracking. Sagawa Express provides similar services, including same-day delivery and refrigerated shipping. International couriers like DHL, FedEx, and UPS offer express delivery with tracking and insurance. Specialized services include Cool TA-Q-BIN for refrigerated items, Yu-Mail for books and CDs, and Smart Letter for small documents. These options cover varying needs for speed, cost, and security. For more information on international shipping options, check out this article.

To send mail or packages from Takayama to your home country using Japan Post, costs vary based on the service type and parcel weight. For Airmail, rates range from Β₯2,050 for a 1kg parcel to Β₯64,850 for a 30kg parcel. Surface Mail is cheaper, starting at Β₯1,800 for a 1kg parcel to Β₯21,000 for a 30kg parcel, but it takes longer. Factors affecting costs include weight, distance, and chosen service. Discounted rates are available for bulk shipments. For detailed rates and more information, visit the article here.

For sending mail and packages from Takayama via Japan Post, the weight limit is 30 kg for most services. The size restrictions include a maximum combined length and girth of 3 meters (300 cm). For smaller parcels, the combined length and girth should not exceed 2 meters (200 cm). Specific dimensions and weight limits may vary depending on the service chosen (Airmail, Surface Mail, etc.). For detailed information, refer to the article here.

To print an international parcel label for Japan Post, start by creating an account on Japan Post's International Mail My Page Service. Register both sender and recipient information, then select the desired shipping service, such as EMS or Airmail. Input the shipment details, including content description, shipping date, and parcel weight. After reviewing and confirming all entered information, use the provided printer icon to print the label. For more details, refer to this article.