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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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  • 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 »
  • 乘坐加能越巴士,使用世界遺產二日卷,可以輕鬆又划算的抵達這裡,和白川鄉比起來,這裡人少很多,少了幾分商業氣息,多了幾分靜謐,合掌村不大,很快就可以走完,但不要太急,慢慢玩賞才是精華所在,造訪時還積著雪,那種感覺真是美極了,建議可以順著指標,走上附近的山坡,花點時間動動身體,還可以眺望美麗的相倉部落。 要注意的是,如果開車過來,進村是要收錢的,假如搭公車,從站牌到村裡也要走上快5分,所以安排時間不能...  more »
  • Visited Ainokura in mid-December, it was snowing a lot when I got off the bus and also during the walk to this village. The village is much much quieter compared to the more visited and touristy Shira...  more »