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Address: 2369 Mori, Gero 509-2202, Gifu Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 576-25-2239

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Beautiful Traditional Village

Gero Onsen Gassho Mura is a beautiful traditional village that gives you a look at Gifu's famous Gassho Zukuri (合掌造り) houses in an open-museum setting. We visited during the koyo... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 21, 2015
Gifu, Japan
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San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

This place is worth visiting. It reminds me of the Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii, only smaller. It is a self-walking cultural experience that takes you back in time to how people once lived in Japan. We only had a few hours to enjoy this historic treasure and loved every minute of it. There is a variety of activities that... More 

2 Thank nightmarcher
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

This village is much more than an open air walk around Gassho houses. Unlike other Gasshomura's we've visited, these have volunteer guides (only Japanese spoken), a shadow play theater, good places to eat and a novel slide (100 yen) that gets you down from the peak of the village to the bottom.

1 Thank tsukikenn
Bay Area
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

Once you arrive here and go past the entrance, you will be transported to a whole new world. It was truly historic with beautiful music being played. There's a free foot bath, free hand bath, and free exhibitions. When we so amazed and this was the highlight of our trip. For less than $10, it's so worth it.

Thank RohanJcp
Gifu, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2015

Gero Onsen Gassho Mura is a beautiful traditional village that gives you a look at Gifu's famous Gassho Zukuri (合掌造り) houses in an open-museum setting. We visited during the koyo (autumn colours) season in Japan and the village was ablaze in colour. The beautiful autumn colours complimented the traditional thatched roof houses beautifully. The village is quite small, so you... More 

3 Thank John_Asano
Laval, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Cool little open-air museum....the walk from the hotel to the museum is about 20-30min walks.....the museum is small so it takes about 1 hour to visit

Thank pirouki
Raub District, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is a very beautiful gassho village. We walked from the township to the village. It took us about 15 minutes or so (I guess). You can also take the bus if you wish to. We love walking during winter time, so we did not feel tired at all. It was almost closing time by the time we arrived so,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2015

Beautiful place with gardens of nice flowers, and they have traditional Japanese’s houses around. Exhibits of traditional tools, and other items on display. How silk was produce in the past. The life style of the folk’s way back then. Interesting place! Cheers! See Pics!

Thank Phils00n
Tarui-cho, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2015

They have Shadow Plays three times a day and they're worth going to for the 300 yen/person. The rest of the village is quaint. We enjoyed it.

Thank 282jellybean25
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2015

Best place we went on our trip to Japan this time, we went during April so there were still a little snow left but just enough for us to play with. The surroundings were mountains also covered in little snow which made a great view, I think winter would be the best time to go because the village would be... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2015

Ignore anything about an uphill walk being a problem, this village's position gives you an amazing walk through the town along the river (when coming from the station). The village is full of different important cultural buildings, art works, experiences, etc. There's a lot here, we almost ran out of time in our visit!

1 Thank AlexanderBalson

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