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Jun 23, 2018
“Two floors, great view, bottom floor with fire”
Jun 20, 2018
“Best house to visit as it contains House and museum ”
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Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

On the bottom floor there is a room with a fire going. The two floors upside are all black with some agricultaral appliances on display. The building is open to the short side and offers great views on the neighboring buildings and gardens. There is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mark_Daemen
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

This is the best of the 4 houses to visit as the entrance ticket covers a visit to the temple as well as a free small photo taken of you inside the house. Good place to visit to see what the interiors of these houses...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank mel7155
Reviewed December 13, 2017

Myozenji is the largest Gasho structure in the village. You can go up to the second floor to view the village at upper level. The house seems to belong to another stream of believe but we have to time to enquire on the details.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Myozenji is the biggest Gasho construction in the village. From the second floor, you can take a nice view of the village.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank kimitakas
Reviewed June 19, 2016

Another example of the gassho-zukuri style of house building in the unspoiled village of Ogimachi which is so worth a visit!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Douglas552
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

The structure of the house itself was worth visiting, but comparing with neighboring gassho-style houses such as kanda house, people here are not friendly at all, and seemed not welcoming the guests very much...

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Junichi38
Reviewed July 10, 2013

This must be one of the most unusual Shin Buddhist temples in Japan or anywhere in the world. It belongs to the Higashi Honganji (Jodo Shinshu) school.

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank HardBop
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