A village located in Ogi-machi, Shirakawa Village, Ono County, Gifu Prefecture where many old-fashioned “gassho-zukuri” style homes, distinguished by their steep thatched roofs, can still be found. Still used as living spaces today, this rare collection of buildings has been designated a National Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From the picturesque scenery of these traditional homes backed by mountains in the distance, visitors can catch a glimpse of the lifestyle and ingenious measures of a Japanese mountain village living in harmony with nature. There are also numerous souvenir shops and restaurants, and this popular destination is visited by great numbers of people from around the country and the world.

Address Gifu Pref. Onogunshirakawamura Ogimachi
Hours 8:30-17:30
Closed open everyday
Fees Depending on the facility
Parking Lot Bus terminal is Not available\*Seseragi Park parking lotAbout200spaces(Temporary parking lotAvailable when crowded)
Credit Card Available
Smoking Available (Outdoor)
Wi-Fi Available(SHIRAKAWA-goFreeWi-Fi)
Note [Shirakawa-go Tourist Association] 05769-6-1013 (9:00-17:00)\*Spot details are for Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day [Lunch] 1,001-3,000yen
Average budget 120 minutes or more (time required for the entire Shirakawa-go)
Estimated stay time Available (confirm with each store)
Wheelchair accessible Available
Infant friendly Not possible (consult each store)
Pet friendly Consult each store
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