A beautiful village set in pristine countryside. Charming thatched houses and village. So very picturesque! Running water everywhere and abundant flowers and agricultural products. A must see.
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Went with a friend by bus to Shirakawa-go, we went in June, hence no snow but definitely a good place to visit for a day trip. We went there from Nagoya.
Although many reviewers about this place suggest us to visit Shirakawago in winter and autumn, it still feels stunning when i visit Shirakawa-go in the middle of May where the weather is already hot. You can feel the atmospher of a Japaneese remote area where...More
My husband and I stayed in one of the traditional house called Hisamatsu in Shirakawa-go. Although it's pricey to stay here for the night, but we never regretted it. The host is lovely and she cooked us a traditional Japanese dinner, which consist of a...More
Shirakawa Village is a place like no other. Coming from Takayama, the scenery starts to transform itself into a snowy, forested mountain landscape. Then, there it is, a complete village of wood and thatched-roofed houses, like a hidden gem in the protective arms of surrounding...More
February would be the perfect time to visit, but we did not go during the light up festival since the dates was somehow not anounced, turned out that the last festival caused much commotion since probably the whole Japan wanted to visit Shirakawa right then....More
The minute we cross the suspension bridge, u felt like your have been transported back to the Edo period. The structure of these building is really impressive. It's a nice plc to chill. It feels almost like walking inside one of those villages under studio...More
A must go attraction when you visit Takayama. We joined a sightseeing bus tour organised by Nohi Bus Company from Takayama. It was better than just buying the bus tickets. The tour offered English speaking tourist guide. Our guide Kana spoke very good English and...More