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Nice Gassho house with traditional fireplace

Stopped here en route to Sugimachi from Ainokura. As others have stated explanations are all in... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2017
libica
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Pretoria, South Africa
Exploring one of the oldest gassho houses

When we dropped by the Gokayama visitor center, it was recommended that we visited Murakami... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2015
jeni_hk
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Hong Kong, China
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Apr 9, 2017
“Nice Gassho house with traditional fireplace”
May 25, 2016
“The best introduction we had to the era of the gassho houses”
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Reviewed April 9, 2017

Stopped here en route to Sugimachi from Ainokura. As others have stated explanations are all in Japanese but nevertheless, was good to see. Stop here by all means, also to get a map from the Tourist Information Center.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed May 25, 2016

We visited Gokayama district and the family house of Murakami-san with a tour. We sat around a fire and listened through a translator to his description of the house which was common in the Edo period when the Kaga clan dominated. Timbers for the house...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed March 21, 2015

When we dropped by the Gokayama visitor center, it was recommended that we visited Murakami Residential Home. This is described as one of the oldest and most representative gassho houses, so why not! We were in the area relatively early and figured if we were...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed February 26, 2012

The place shows how people lived there. The folk song and the Gokiriko, their musical instrument, add the history and sincerity.

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank Keiko S
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