Honshu, Chūbū region, Toyama prefecture, Nanto city - Gokayama (五箇山), together with Shirakawa Village, it is one of UNESCO's World Heritage sites.

Honshu, Chūbū region, Toyama prefecture, Nanto city - Gokayama (五箇山), together with Shirakawa Village, it is one of UNESCO's World Heritage sites.

Sunbathed village, Gokayama, Japan  This old and still self-sustaining village is located in a deep mountainous region that was cut off from the rest of the world for a  long period of time.

Sunbathed village, Gokayama, Japan This old and still self-sustaining village is located in a deep mountainous region that was cut off from the rest of the world for a long period of time.

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Worldheritage, Shirakawago : Ogimachi Gassho Village, Japan

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Worldheritage, Shirakawago : Ogimachi Gassho Village, Japan

I love Japan. Such a beautiful, scenic, cultured country. Late snow falling /  Toyama, Japan

I love Japan. Such a beautiful, scenic, cultured country. Late snow falling / Toyama, Japan

The Shirakawa-go and neighboring Gokayama regions line the Shogawa River Valley in the remote mountains that span from Gifu to Toyama Prefectures. Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1995, they are famous for their traditional gassho-zukuri farmhouses, some of which are more than 250 years old.

The Shirakawa-go and neighboring Gokayama regions line the Shogawa River Valley in the remote mountains that span from Gifu to Toyama Prefectures. Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1995, they are famous for their traditional gassho-zukuri farmhouses, some of which are more than 250 years old.

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One of the best places to experience rural Japan is deep in the Japan Alps with a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage villages of Shirakawago and Gokayama.

Shirakawago & Gokayama: UNESCO World Heritage Villages

One of the best places to experience rural Japan is deep in the Japan Alps with a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage villages of Shirakawago and Gokayama.

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