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Ainokura Gassho Community, Nanto
(4.6/5 based on 150+ 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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  • Fields and field I was like a line of gassho-style houses here and in the rice fields, or back in time. We have to see the scenery, such as missing and arrive in the evening this evening was staying in ainokura village, so popular during the Edo period. In Gokayama ainokura here in addition to suganuma also create the gassho-style village. It has become a world heritage site, and Gifu Prefecture shirakawago. The number of houses than suganuma village ainokura village. Shirakawa-go has been known since ancient times, two of Gokayama village more often. I think if you enjoy relaxing atmosphere in ainokura's best.
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  • 11/3 (culture day) stopped by to drive. Leaves exactly greeted with flowers and it was Sheen makes fin! after one go if weeks is OK and that if a. I enjoyed enough to remove the leaves and is guaranteed!
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  • Ainokura village in the Gokayama are is a world heritage village which has been protected and preserved. This is smaller than the nearby Shirakawa, but we preferred this one. The homes, where people s...  more »