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Gero Onsen Gasshomura

2369 Mori, Gero, Gifu Prefecture 509-2202, Japan
+81 576-25-2239
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Ranked #4 of 16 Attractions in Gero
Type: Museums
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Hong Kong, China
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151 reviews 151 reviews
74 attraction reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

As bad weather and heavy rain did not permit us to visit Shirakawa-go Village in North Gifu, Gasshomura was the second best option to see the traditional palm house. Here exhibited 10 houses, all were built by timber, ropes and straw without a single nail. Among them, the most special one was Ohido-ke house, a 13 meters tall big house... More

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Southport, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

A real glimpse of how life was in traditional times. These were tough people who came up with interesting ideas to survive the freezing winters. It is a living museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

The reconstructed houses in this historic village provide a very interesting insight into the traditional way of life in this mountainous area. They are furnished with original furniture and farming implements and well demonstrate how tough life must have been in the old days.

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