Scenes from  Shirakawa-go, Japan Presented by  VeriNav.com one-click to anywhere.
Along the road to Shirakawa-go.
Room at a traditional inn (ryokan). (Make a  reservation .)
Room made up with tatami mats and welcoming tea.
The village as seen from a nearby lookout spot.
A private home with its garden.
Continuing a walk around the village
 
Rice cultivation under way.
Rice, the Japanese staff of life.
 
Views of the roof construction, which must be rewoven every ten years.
 
 
 
No use wasting an opportunity for a little artistic arrangement.
Miyouzenji Temple
One floor of the interior of the Nakano Yoshimori family residence.
 
Displays of crafts and handiworks.
 
Yamashita Harurou family residence, a rare 18 th  century structure.
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Shirakawa Go

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Shirakawa-go is Japan's answer to Williamsburg - an older way of life preserved by bringing together 18th-19th century structures in the traditional Gassho (pitched thatched roof) style.

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Shirakawa Go

  1. 1. Scenes from Shirakawa-go, Japan Presented by VeriNav.com one-click to anywhere.
  2. 2. Along the road to Shirakawa-go.
  3. 3. Room at a traditional inn (ryokan). (Make a reservation .)
  4. 4. Room made up with tatami mats and welcoming tea.
  5. 5. The village as seen from a nearby lookout spot.
  6. 6. A private home with its garden.
  7. 7. Continuing a walk around the village
  8. 9. Rice cultivation under way.
  9. 10. Rice, the Japanese staff of life.
  10. 12. Views of the roof construction, which must be rewoven every ten years.
  11. 16. No use wasting an opportunity for a little artistic arrangement.
  12. 17. Miyouzenji Temple
  13. 18. One floor of the interior of the Nakano Yoshimori family residence.
  14. 20. Displays of crafts and handiworks.
  15. 22. Yamashita Harurou family residence, a rare 18 th century structure.

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