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Of the 3 gassho-zukuri villages, this is supposed to be the smallest. It is also relatively free of... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2018
Singapore, Singapore
Smaller village of the 3

Having been to Shirakawago, packed with both local and foreign tourists and then to Ainokura, the... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Suganuma, Nanto 939-1973, Toyama Prefecture
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

Of the 3 gassho-zukuri villages, this is supposed to be the smallest. It is also relatively free of tourists. Good to visit this along with the more popular Ogimachi, Shirakawago as you feel less hurried and crowded.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Having been to Shirakawago, packed with both local and foreign tourists and then to Ainokura, the average size village, then Suganuma, the smallest of the 3, I would think what exactly do you want to see and experience. Although it is small, it’s unique in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DorothyCheong
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Only 9 traditional Gassho style house int he village, the smallest among the 3. There is an elevator from the bus terminal. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mama2010
Reviewed April 30, 2018

I loved Suganuma although it is quite small. Gassho house museum was interesting where I could learn about people's life at Gassho house and how they used to make gun powder in the bast at the village.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank sakura7
Reviewed April 13, 2018

There are quite a few little villages in the Gokayama area, but this being one of the smaller and being complete makes it special. I was able to walk around it in less than an hour regardless of the snow on the ground. I may...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Warner L
Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

The houses are small, village is small, but unique architecture. Two small museums costs 300JPY to enter both of them. People here are really friendly, and proud of the village. Scenery in snow is very beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank weltraumreisende
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Awesome place. It is a small village that is self sufficient, showcasing picturesque houses with foliage and hills providing the backdrop. "Take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the treasures of the town" is one good advice by the travel tour. Don't rush, go at a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MaxManila
Reviewed May 6, 2017

This is one of the smallest village and not much to see. But at the same time its less touristy and very traditional Japanese life style. Its very quiet and serene. You can take the bus from Shirakawago to Suganuma, its about 30 minutes and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank itcheetam
Reviewed April 9, 2017

This little village is set in a little valley, there is parking above the village and in the village itself, down a steep driveway. For those parking above the village there is an elevator in the carpark, if you don't wish to walk down. The...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank libica
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Suganuma is a small beautiful Gassho house village in Toyama. You can take a Kaetsuno World Heritage Bus from Shin-Takaoka station to the bus stop in front of the village. it takes about 1.5 hours. Again, it is a small village but worth to visit....More

Date of experience: December 2016
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