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Shirakawago Light-up

Ogimachi | World Heritage Shirakawago Gassho Frame Housing Community, Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
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Fantastic

This festival was very very crowded because so many tourist and local japanese people come to this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
isnainifa
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poorly managed and disappointing

It is A LOT of effort trying to book tickets to this experience considering the high demands for it... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
Suvimon S
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Bangkok, Thailand
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The village of Shirakawago becomes a picturesque wonderland in the deep winter months, when many feet of snowfall transform the steepled roofs of its gassho-zukuri farmhouses into a fairy-tale landscape. To enhance this natural beauty, the village carries out illuminations on weekends during January and February. From 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., individual homes are lit from the inside, giving the streets a warm and cozy glow. From 8:00 p.m., the village itself is floodlit. Wander the enchanting streets, or take in a breathtaking view of the entire town by braving the road to Shiroyama Viewpoint.
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1 week ago
“Fantastic”
Apr 10, 2017
“poorly managed and disappointing”
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Ogimachi | World Heritage Shirakawago Gassho Frame Housing Community, Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This festival was very very crowded because so many tourist and local japanese people come to this festival. Actually, i suggest to you come to earlier, because this place is so cold

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Reviewed April 10, 2017

It is A LOT of effort trying to book tickets to this experience considering the high demands for it (organised only 6-7 days a year!), which is understandable why they have to limit the number of visitors. I managed to book the first day of...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

I come to 白川郷 Shirakawago light up. I use 世界遺産バス World Heritage Bus from 高岡駅 Takaoka station. Bus fee is 3500JP yen for Go and Back. But When I arrived to Shirakawago at 18:00, Shuttle bus Application to go viewing platform is closed. So I...More

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Reviewed January 26, 2016

As it is only conducted 7 times a year it was very very crowded by local Japanese and tourists. walking up the observatory deck took way longer than normally needed. Went on 16/1/16, the first light up of the year, unfortunately there wasn't too much...More

4  Thank fionayyy
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