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Shirakawago Gasshozukuri Homurajin Museum

2483 Ogimachi, Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
+81 5769-6-1967
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Traditional

The museum included a number of traditional gasshozukuri houses, designed to withstand heavy... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Chelsea B
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
A wonderful way to build . .

The gassho-zukuri architecture, which translates as "praying hands" is designed to speed up losing... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
Douglas552
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Hawick
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23 Sep 2017
“Traditional”
19 Jun 2016
“A wonderful way to build . .”
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2483 Ogimachi, Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 5769-6-1967
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

The museum included a number of traditional gasshozukuri houses, designed to withstand heavy snowfall with their steep grass roofs. Despite the hot weather the snow on the ground was thick and due to my partners questionable navigation around the museum I managed to lose half...More

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The gassho-zukuri architecture, which translates as "praying hands" is designed to speed up losing the snow in winter and the roof is constructed without nails using wooden beams tied with rope

Thank Douglas552
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Its located near the entrance of the village with entrance fee is 60yen per person. There are at least more than 3 houses that you can enter (in the village , will cost you 30yen per house to visit) . Some of the houses are...More

Thank minnnara
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