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Murakami Gasshozukuri Mingeikan

26 Sanchome, Shimoda 415-0023, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 558-22-2764
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The place where the time stands still

If you love old Japanese culture, this place it is a must. The house, a World Heritage dwelling... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sonascu
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Susono, Japan
Great Experience

Great House and great host.. an experience you don’t see very often. We had a chance to have tea... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Harald O
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3 weeks ago
“The place where the time stands still”
10 May 2018
“Great Experience ”
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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26 Sanchome, Shimoda 415-0023, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love old Japanese culture, this place it is a must. The house, a World Heritage dwelling, has been relocated in Shimoda from its original place, Shirakawa-go, in ‘60. Kept in its former glory by its owner, it is full with old tools and...More

Thank Sonascu
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Great House and great host.. an experience you don’t see very often. We had a chance to have tea and to chat with the host of this little gem. Absolutely go there if you‘re in Shimoda!

Thank Harald O
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

This was an amazing experience. It was very informative and not busy at all which I guess isn't great for them. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who would like to appreciate some authentic, older, Japanese culture.

Thank Julien P
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

The Gassho-Zukuri "praying hands" houses in Gifu are deservedly world famous, but can be tricky to get to from Tokyo...so the good news is, a genuine (relocated) Gassho-Zukuri house can be seen just a simple (~3 hour) train ride away, in Shimoda on the Izu...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This is certainly one of shimoda's best kept secrets. I have seen all the originals in Gifu ken, but this outranks any of them!

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

I have visited the Gasshou Zukuri at Shiragawago, so I am not expecting much before I come here. But to my surprise, this Gasshou Zukuri, which was dissembled, moved all the way from Shiragawago to Shimoda and then assembled here, is very original! The owner,...More

Thank So_Winnie
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