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I have not seen such a village before and it is well worth a visit. You can walk across the river from the car park and through the village to the Wada family house to see the style of construction and to get a sense...More
Shirakawa is a village located in Ōno District, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. It is best known for being the site of Shirakawa-gō, a small, traditional village showcasing a building style known as gasshō-zukuri.
When I was there, it 11am on Jan 30, 2017. It was raining....More