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Wada House, Shirakawa-mura
(3.9/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Once a rich family farmhouse built in 1790, and now a museum, Wada House stands out as the largest thatched-roof building in the area. Learn about the Wada family and the labor intensive economy of their large household set in an entire section of a preserved traditional village. The upper floor clearly shows how the 60-degree, "gassho"-style roof joins together like a pair of clasped hands. The house, covering 110 sq m (1,184 sq ft) features lacquer ware, sericulture tools, and manuscripts. Part of the small exhibition on the silk worm industry displays around 500 of the insects, both in the form of larvae and cocoons. Make sure you get a brochure in English as you enter the museum. Using our international travel planner, Shirakawa-mura attractions like Wada House can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • You can feel intact sense of life at that time in the grafic is designated in the WADA House. Build a highly respectable and comfortable living space. Photos in a ladder up to the top floor and had spun silk and utensils were decorated.
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  • Gassho style house-thatched roof and Ridge's cock. The visit allows you to feel like there were the sericultores, view your lacquer ware and its tools. The bathroom and the attic of 110 square meters are not to be missed. The House is surrounded by gardens, fences, fields and channels
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  • House size and scale is taken aback. Further amazed at things and living now. Impressed with the landscape.
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  • Preservation of older.
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