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Wada House, Shirakawa-mura

(3.9/5 based on 140+ 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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  • This is the attraction site if you go to the Shirakawa-go, definitely go. Virtual tour freely, and crowded House is explained when I went before, but this time I felt. Hearth and exposed beams come from upstairs.
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  • It was snow's lost to the WADA House. This year's snow indeed seems to be great. You can try again.
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  • Appearance is building a powerful, even tourists are especially great without the narrow 300 yen would cost!! ️ once I saw is you don't.
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  • Preservation of older.
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