Shirakawa-go, Japan

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The beautiful, quiet area of Shirakawa-go, Shirakawa-go, Japan travel blog

The beautiful, quiet area of Shirakawa-go

A travel blog entry by petkatravels


24 October Shirakawa-go - Takayama - Hida Mountains  The Ogi-machi gassho-zukuri style village of the UNESCO World Heritage Shirakawa-go was just up the road from the michi no eki, but we did manage to get lost a tiny bit with one wrong turn! Still, ...

Day trip to Shirakawa-Go on my way to Kanazawa, Shirakawa-go, Japan travel blog

Day trip to Shirakawa-Go on my way to Kanazawa

A travel blog entry by david.crowther


... spent the day sightseeing in Shirakawa go.  Shirakawa go is a small village in the mountains between Takayama and Kanazawa. Shirakawa go is famous for it's large concentration of gassho style houses (thatched, high pitched roofs in the 'praying ...

Snow snow snow... Snowakara-go!, Shirakawa-go, Japan travel blog

Snow snow snow... Snowakara-go!

A travel blog entry by sophiatravels


After a few days, we left Kanazawa's rain, hail and sleet behind, and headed up into the mountains to Shirakawa-go. It's a little town of just 600 people, and once you visit, it's obvious why. The amount of snow Shirakawa-go gets is just ridiculous. The ...

Sayonara Takyama, Konichiwa Shirakawa-go!, Shirakawa-go, Japan travel blog

Sayonara Takyama, Konichiwa Shirakawa-go!

A travel blog entry by kcfraser


... was an eagle.  We slowly worked our way back down the hill and went on a tour of one of the grass roofed houses that Shirakawa-go is famous for. When we entered the house it was very hot as they had the fire going in the middle of the first ...