Wada House
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Johnstanno
Singapore, Singapore510 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Need to pay and take off your shoes to enter Wada house. We learn alot of this beautiful house, its owner and history. The attic is the most interesting as you get to see how the roof structure is being bind together. Worth the visit!
Written 5 June 2024
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SefikaSecilir
Fukuoka, Japan6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
Visiting Wada house allows you to travel back in times when big families used to live and farm together; allows you to visualize how each member in the family was involved in different errands; the way wooden equipment was used in the past for planting and farming. It was also interesting to read the research story of the way Wada family used to make gunpowder inside the house in the past.
Written 5 November 2022
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RvMDl
Tokyo, Japan420 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
you can learn a little bit of history about Gassho architecture and the last head of the Wada family, who was the mayor of Ogimachi also for a few terms, while visiting this house.
Written 6 May 2022
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Kent P
Batavia, OH101 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021
My least favorite of the 3 houses to visit. Be sure to read the information on the table near the entrance to learn about making Enshou.
Written 25 February 2021
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drlcs1
366 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Family
We visited Wada house in Shirakawa-go; which is close to the bus terminal and the bottom of the pedestrian ramp leading to the observation deck. There is a short 3 min video which summarises the history of the building.

I found that the short visit to Wada house was useful as it help me understand the background to the buildings in the village.
Written 19 December 2019
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Hongy Hongo
Bangkok, Thailand110 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Couples
Wada is one of the most prominent house in the village. We walk on 1st and second floor which is about 15 min because most of the display is in Japanese. There is one small Video in English about 5 minutes playing in loop.

The 3rd floor is sealed off but probably for good reason as the staircase is narrow and steep. Still good to check out the inside and second floor.
Written 10 December 2019
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nadi
Israel1,291 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
In the nice historical village of shirakawa you can get in to some houses. Wada hose is one of them and it is interesting to get in and to see the large house.
Written 29 November 2019
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lionfish
Singapore, Singapore64 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Couples
The Wada house is the only paid museum that we visited in the UNESCO heritage site, and there are a couple other smaller ones.

Good for cultural visit, and see how historical homes in this area look and feel like.

Will recommend this place if you only plan to visit one.
Written 19 November 2019
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Brigette
Hong Kong, China402 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
We went to this house last perhaps we were tired, we found the exhibits less comprehensive than Kanda house...
Written 22 August 2019
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tlarraya
Community of Madrid, Spain246 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Family
Wada house is ok but not impressive. I thought the roof would have an opening or something to see how its made, but it doesn't.
Written 22 August 2019
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