Shirakawago Village, Japan

From Takayama City, take the Nohi Bus for only 50 minutes to reach the World Heritage Village of Shirakawago. The village is famous throughout the world because of the beauty of the valley valleys. Until becoming popular at the top places to visit when visiting Japan. This Shirakawago village Must be in the north of Gifu province Was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995 The house that is seen in this Shirakawago village Called the house of Gasshozukuri (Gassho-zukuri) is an ancient peasant house that is older than 250 years, built in the style of a hand grasping. (Or Japanese call “Gasso”)

Before walking around, let’s take a look at the walking map. Before starting from Shirakawa-go Bus Stop, follow the red arrow across the bridge. After that, walk a bit to see the view of the village and then wait for the Shuttle Bus to follow the blue arrow to go to the Shiromaya View Point. From the viewpoint, walk down the mountain on the red arrow route back down to the village as usual. Get off from the bus station, then come to the ticket office at this point first. After booking the Kanazawa train ticket Then take luggage for coin lockers.

Arrive at the end of November There are some red leaves, but there are also a lot of sprinkles. But what has been added is beautiful snow That began to fall and cover thinly The walk is cool and very beautiful. The journey starts from crossing the bridge, crossing people from the bus stop to cross to the side of Shirakawago village. After that, visit the Wada House, the model house where we can get a closer look at the homes of Shirakawago people. This Guso house Built by roofing with thick grass To prevent snow in the winter The tilt angle is 60 degrees, not broken no more than For the snow to flow easily The house is about 18 meters long, 10 meters wide, with 3-4 floors.

At the bus waiting point There will be another stop to visit is the Outdoor Museum Gassho Folk Museum. Gusto-style houses from various parts of the region such as from the Kazura region and from the Shirakawago village.

Open: 8: 40-17: 00 (From March to November) , 9: 00-16: 00 (From December to February)
Closed on Thursdays Or if the national holiday is Thursday Will open on Wednesday instead
Admission: Adults 500 yen, children 300 yen

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