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This is truly amazing, this village is like stepping back in time. To reach the village you walk across a long footbridge from the car park.
Houses built in this style are now shops, and make for some great photos.
At the end of the...More
This is the only thatched-roof Village house we have visited (though there are others open to visitors as well).
Kanda House was recommended by our tour guide, though it was rather crowded during our visit, it was certainly an eye opener, to experience how life...More
Wada house is the oldest ant hut in Shirakawago and was owned by the head of all families in the ancient times. This house belonged to ancient Japanse Hunters who lived together with the family for generations and has now been declared a part of...More
Shirakawa-Mura was the hideout of the Taira family for many centuries and was hidden from the world until a road was built in 1925. When it was declared a World Heritage Site in 1995 the world flooded in!
The unique A-frame wooden thatched houses were...More