Winter night in Gokayama, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Toyama Prefecture, Japan (by arcreyes).

Winter night in Gokayama, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Toyama Prefecture, Japan (by arcreyes).

Thatched roof homes in Shirakawago, Japan. Check out these lesser-known stops from our Japan itinerary! #japan #travel

Takayama, Shirakawago and Kanazawa: Visiting Japan

Thatched roof homes in Shirakawago, Japan. Check out these lesser-known stops from our Japan itinerary! #japan #travel

The World Heritage - Shirakawa-go, Gifu, Japan.. It is best known for being the site of Shirakawa-gō, a small, traditional village showcasing a style of buildings called gasshō-zukuri.

The World Heritage - Shirakawa-go, Gifu, Japan.. It is best known for being the site of Shirakawa-gō, a small, traditional village showcasing a style of buildings called gasshō-zukuri.

Shirakawa-go, Japan! A small traditional village showcasing a unique style of buildings!

Shirakawa-go, Japan! A small traditional village showcasing a unique style of buildings!

The most beautiful village in Japan is Shirakawa-go in the Gifu Prefecture. The village with it's old reed covered houses is a UNESCO World Heritage site

Shirakawa-go: Visiting Japan's most scenic village

The most beautiful village in Japan is Shirakawa-go in the Gifu Prefecture. The village with it's old reed covered houses is a UNESCO World Heritage site

SHIRAKAWA-GŌ GIFU, HONSHU, JAPAN Shirakawa-gō is one of Japan's most traditional rural villages, clustered at the base of steep, forested mountains in the valley of the Shō River. The village is renowned for houses built in the distinctive slant-roofed gasshō-zukuri (“praying hands”) architectural style, which allows them to shed the region's heavy snowfall.

SHIRAKAWA-GŌ GIFU, HONSHU, JAPAN Shirakawa-gō is one of Japan's most traditional rural villages, clustered at the base of steep, forested mountains in the valley of the Shō River. The village is renowned for houses built in the distinctive slant-roofed gasshō-zukuri (“praying hands”) architectural style, which allows them to shed the region's heavy snowfall.

AUTUMN in Shirakawa go

AUTUMN in Shirakawa go

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