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Ainokura Gassho Community, Nanto

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Historic Site
Learn about traditional Japanese life as you breathe in crisp mountain air at Ainokura Gassho Community, home to World Heritage-listed example of gassho-style houses. With the oldest allegedly over 400 years old, these traditional homes feature thatched roofs, which allow accumulated snow to easily slide off without damaging the main structure, constructed of oak beams. Plan to visit Ainokura Gassho Community and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Nanto attractions using our Nanto travel itinerary planner.
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  • This was the first village I visited and it was also my favourite. There was still plenty of snow, which probably added to the atmosphere but this was lovely.  more »
  • Lovelly little village with a dozen or so Gassho houses offering a unique japanese old style experience.  more »
  • 相比白川郷, 這裏確係很小規模, 但真的很寧靜, 而且, 有雪景, 這裏亦非常美, 我先由下呂方向去白川郷, 再去五箇山住, 很順路, 走上五箇山展望台, 已被雪堆滿得基乎很不見路. 終於一嘗在草屋下著雪過了一晚.  more »