Ainokura Gassho Community, Nanto

Learn about traditional Japanese life as you breathe in crisp mountain air at Ainokura Gassho Community, home to World Heritage-listed example of gassho-style houses. With the oldest allegedly over 400 years old, these traditional homes feature thatched roofs, which allow accumulated snow to easily slide off without damaging the main structure, constructed of oak beams. Make Ainokura Gassho Community a part of your Nanto vacation plans using our Nanto trip itinerary planning site .
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  • We travelled here by bus from Toyama station. Very attractive thatched houses with snow capped mountains in the background. One of the houses was open to the public and provided an insight into life i...  more »
  • There are fewer tourists than shirakawa-go, and it's a good village to take a closer look around. There is a view point and a huge tree of the married couple cedar when i climb the back mountain, too and it is fun. However, there is no heavy text given to an individual private house, and it is necessary to go to other districts if it sees a heavy building.
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