The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Traditional Houses in the Gassho Style, Shirakawa-mura

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The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Traditional Houses in the Gassho Style offers a glimpse into the lifestyle of villagers occupying traditional wooden frame houses. These houses, built in the "gassho-zukuri" (prayer hands) style, are known for their steeply slanted roofs, which recall two hands joined in prayer. The homes are very large, built to house entire extended families and family businesses and to withstand the region's heavy snowfall in winter. Enter one or two of the designated open houses to see the layout and delicate decorations inside. Make The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Traditional Houses in the Gassho Style part of your personalized Shirakawa-mura itinerary using our Shirakawa-mura family vacation planner.
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  • When I came in Hida-Takayama, little extended legs. It was raining, but frequented by tourists. It was autumn, it was crowded because there is nowhere. Wasn't feeling quiet soak in the scenery.
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  • Light up the winter went by bus. I easily got to go on the tour, and is my car, and go to the nearby car park. Shirakawa-go is so much saved.
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  • 2 second is satisfied about 5 years ago, I visited Shirakawa-go in winter ♪ beautiful gasshozukuri snow. Many foreign tourists, is popular overseas and say the world heritage site a happy thought. Hida beef croquette was just eating right! very good / (^ _ ^) and also want to eat!
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