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We visited this area during winter (December 29), so our scenery was what I would describe as a “white christmas” or a “snow globe come to life”.
Coming from a tropical country, our family (with ages ranging from 4 years old to 80+ years old)...More
You don't find buses of tourists here. Instead, you find friendly residents going with their daily lives. Children xrying and laughing from the gassho house can be heard clearly. Take you time to walk along the path with gassho houses within your reach. You can...More
This village is less crowd, smaller and more authentic than Shirakawa-go. However, we enjoyed our visit to Ainokura. The surrounding area is so quiet even during day. People life is so laid back and friendly to tourist.
Delightful, and far less crowded than nearby Suganuma or (especially) the packed streets of Shirakawago. Please DO make the effort to go here, you will be so glad you did after seeing the other two locations. We went at about 10:30 and there were no...More
This was such a beautiful place, there’s 3 museums with an entrance fee so cheap (200 yen each) that there’s no reason not to see all of them.
Inside you can learn how the houses are made and history of the town.
Parking is 500...More
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Btw we used regular intercity buses,very good and with enough info available in English and very kind drivers.Be advised that at Ainokura the bus will drop you of on the road, at a very short walk up the hill to the... More
Btw we used regular intercity buses,very good and with enough info available in English and very kind drivers.Be advised that at Ainokura the bus will drop you of on the road, at a very short walk up the hill to the village.Avoid lots or heavy suitcases.Enjoy the trip.