Shirakawago, Shirakawa-mura

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  • The village has been beautifully preserved. The whole experience starting from crossing the suspended bridge to walking through the scenic alleys, houses, gardens and ponds. We visited the place in mi...  more »
  •  Shirakawa-go is a Village of Gassho-zukuri that has been registered as a World Heritage Site.  It is a small village in terms of size, but it was a village where sightseeing and daily life were fused with a mysterious feeling. However, I think that it is serious to maintain this gassho-zukuri surely.  I think that there is a voice that this scenery is regrettable to make it tourism, but I thought from the bottom of my heart that I would like to continue to be protected while using sightseeing well from the old days when it coexisted with cold winters and heavy snow. And we tourists thought that we should not forget that this is not a theme park at all, and there are people who live there. I was keenly aware that it is also necessary to protect Shirakawa-go with care about the manners of how to visit.
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