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Wada House, Shirakawa-mura

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.9/5 based on 120+ 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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  • Admission fee (300 yen) is required. That was built in the end of Edo not... do anything with other buildings? When I entered I... natural enough think was... pay 300 yen is no difference. Because the old houses are still the only old-and. Gassho's compound there... feels out of place. It's no help for it, and that registered well well, a world heritage site? Was large enough in size, it certainly stands out in the village...
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  • 這一次我特地到白川鄉的和田家參觀。因除了欣賞風景外,還想了解合掌屋的內部結構。但上到二樓後,風景一樣的美! 
  • Done or not done only and read (I was wrong). Tour inside the can, the home of the largest thatched roof in Shirakawa-go! To visit as well as folk, seemed resurrected life 300 years ago! It is good and if it comes to shirakawago, seen from the outside as well as inside!
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