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Kanda house

796 Ogimachi, Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
+81 5769-6-1072
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Kanda House is part of the Shirakawa-go village. Get the map from information counter & it can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KianKhiang
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Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
Probably the best village house to visit here!

We were recommended to see Kanda House in front of all other Village houses. There are several open... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Graham H
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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“four floors” (3 reviews)
“green tea” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
796 Ogimachi, Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 5769-6-1072
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"four floors"
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"green tea"
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"the ground floor"
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"gassho style"
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"free flow"
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"tatami room"
in 2 reviews
"open fire"
in 2 reviews
"edo period"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 3 reviews
"rice"
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"gunpowder"
in 4 reviews
"tools"
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"storeroom"
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"display"
in 4 reviews
"house"
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"agriculture"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kanda House is part of the Shirakawa-go village. Get the map from information counter & it can explore by walking from Shirakawa-go bus station. Suggested to bring umbrella as there is limited shelter.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to see Kanda House in front of all other Village houses. There are several open for visiting in the Village, but Kanda is the largest, and has 4 accessible floors. It also had a viewable gunpowder pit, where primitive gunpowder was made...More

Thank Graham H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a really worthwhile house to visit as climbing the 4 floors allowed us to see the house design and building up close as well as see the many traditional house hold items on display. You also find out how smokey the building is...More

Thank James C
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It only cost 3 bucks so it's not that much. There's a couple of agriculture instrument and some other tools. It's fun to see and feel the inside of these traditional houses. It was so hot outside but they still have to make a fire...More

Thank Jean-François T
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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

If you want to see how one lives inside the grass roof houses, the Kanda is a well-presented example. You can climb the stairs all the way up to the gable with each floor having a variety of old agricultural tools. In the ground floor...More

Thank Harry R
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Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Unique experience. 4 storey house! Wonderfully preserved. Free flow green tea - do try!! Don’t forget to look out the windows when you’re in the higher floors.

Thank 982petrinaj
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

In my opinion, this is the best of the houses which are opened to public in the village. There are 4 stories in the main building. You can go up to the top which is the storeroom and smallish part of the house given the...More

1  Thank JustLoveToFly
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

This place offers one a view into the olden times. These house are traditionally build and inside the house, cannot help but enjoy the structure and peacefulness within the compound itself, a glimpse into the past!

Thank alanyeo76
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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

It’s wonderful to be able to see inside one of these old houses. It’s incredible how large this one it and to be able to experience all the different floors and what it must have been like to live in one. A Japanese lady was...More

Thank Alison S
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Wild grass tea are free flow once you are in this village house, it’s had multiple storey in but relatively it is not so well lit for taking photos but it’s somewhere you can experience the way the villagers are living. Stairways are steep too....More

Thank QiqiChow
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