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Ainokura Gassho Community, Nanto

(4.6/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
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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  • 相倉口是合掌村聚落最小的一個,雖然說是小但也附有一些觀光價值,基本上這里比較建議遊覽1小時即可,如果你是冬季來這的話,在攀爬必需注意腳下安全,因為這里的積雪很深,雖然都有在盡力除雪和整理但仍需注意. 如果你是透過加越能遺產巴士的話,這里將是你自出發點到達第一個合掌村聚落,假若你是搭乘高岡駅8:10出發的這班的話,你到達這里的時間是9:42分,基本上離下一班車次會有一個小時的時間可供遊覽. 這里有個...  more »
  • I am giving 4 stars despite the stormy weather with wind and rain (yes, rain not snow). I had to juggle my umbrella and camera but I still enjoyed the quaint village. The winter light up can be very c...  more »
  • With only about 20+ houses here, this village is so peaceful, quiet, yet beautiful with the mountains surrounding it. before we drove here, we stopped by the Washi-no-sato where we could do washi pape...  more »