Maze Village(currently merged into Gero city), one of the most beautiful villages in Japan, is located at Hida region where famous town Takayama is also located. The village is surrounded by the mountains and the beautiful river, Maze river, goes through the village. At this village you can experience Japanese country life. Currently the most popular experience is to cook local snack “Gohei-mochi”,
At first you may grind the boiled rice.
Then you form the rice into your favorite shape.
You put the rice cake to the fire.
After the rice cake is slightly baked, you put the sauce on the both side and return to fire again.
Finally “Gohei-mochi” is ready! Have a nice appetite!
The second experience is to catch fishes by hands at the river. This experience attracts not only children but also adult.
For details and reservation please contact Maze tourist bureau. http://mazekanko.jp/en/index.html