Hello Japan - Japan Travel Guide

Gassho Style House Colony (Gassho-zukuri Minka-en)

Travel Guide - Gassho Style House Colony (Gassho-zukuri Minka-en)

InformationInformation

In 1968 the residents of the Kazura District decided to move out of the village and tried to sell their Gassho style houses. Concerned that the houses would be relocated elsewhere or destroyed resulting in a loss of their important cultural value, Shirakawa Village provided a site where the houses could be collectively relocated and opened as a museum.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 8:40 - 17:00 (March - November)
  • 9:00 - 16:00 (December - February)

ClosedClosed

  • December - March: Thursdays (or the preceding day when it falls on a national holiday)

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 500 yen (General, Adult)
  • 300 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 50 minutes from JR Takayama Station by the bus bound for Shirakawa-go / Kanazawa. Get off at Shirakawa-go Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 2499, Ogimachi, Shirakawa-mura Ono-gun, Gifu, 501-5627

TweetsTweets

Non-Stop Travel @NSTHAWAII - 2019-08-25
Takayama Festival floats, a must-see in Japan! One of the largest festivals in Japan and will be held this year in… https://t.co/D0ZObrKNb5
カブキマン @Kabukiman_ - 2019-08-25
RT @iiotenki: Another day, another batch of bullshit in the mail straight from Japan. Biggest highlights include an official Kisai Takayama…
ナツオ【みきびと】 @Kdchristmas - 2019-08-25
RT @iiotenki: Another day, another batch of bullshit in the mail straight from Japan. Biggest highlights include an official Kisai Takayama…
Mike Barksdale @mikebarksdale - 2019-08-25
Temple walk. #takayama #japan #travel https://t.co/qXxlhwfV4w https://t.co/mRVdPdDQx9
JpnScope @jpnscope - 2019-08-25
RT @AllAbout_Japan: There's a lot to see and do in Hida Takayama, the old #castle town tucked away in the #mountains of #Gifu. Check out th…
だにえり@アマガミ砂漠 @danie_lism - 2019-08-25
RT @iiotenki: Another day, another batch of bullshit in the mail straight from Japan. Biggest highlights include an official Kisai Takayama…
ディオス @Diospada_009 - 2019-08-25
RT @iiotenki: Another day, another batch of bullshit in the mail straight from Japan. Biggest highlights include an official Kisai Takayama…
Tom James, The Daigo Umehara of Dating Sims @iiotenki - 2019-08-25
Another day, another batch of bullshit in the mail straight from Japan. Biggest highlights include an official Kisa… https://t.co/F7pRhpclUx
加山優黒 @yukkikayama - 2019-08-24
Top 5 Spots Around Hida Takayama | All About Japan https://t.co/I1XLNf66FU
All About Japan @AllAbout_Japan - 2019-08-24
There's a lot to see and do in Hida Takayama, the old #castle town tucked away in the #mountains of #Gifu. Check ou… https://t.co/oaXB1NEbtY
N.Takayama @takayama_photo - 2019-08-23
RT @qantaswallabies: Lights, camera, action! Your #Wallabies squad to travel to Japan for #RWC2019!
Full squad: https://t.co/lk6t0BTQCk
Kit ☁ @iFoxNix - 2019-08-22
RT @HimikoTenshii: I’m planning my next trip to Japan and I’m wondering if anyone has any suggestions? I’ve already been to Tokyo, Kyoto, O…
Himiko🌹 @HimikoTenshii - 2019-08-22
I’m planning my next trip to Japan and I’m wondering if anyone has any suggestions? I’ve already been to Tokyo, Kyo… https://t.co/Lce4BdrIjE
Travel Market Report @TravelMktReport - 2019-08-22
Best Places to Visit in #Japan

1. #Kyoto
2. #Tokyo
3. #Takayama
4. #Hakone
5. #Kanazawa
Source: @NevEndingVoyage
dylan white @dylanwhitest - 2019-08-21
@dannypreston There’s a great story about a woman visiting Takayama!

https://t.co/Tu7NNKVLEM
Aaron @chibikuma83 - 2019-08-19
@jayinbold I would say for Japan - don't stay in Tokyo too long - Kyoto is a better base - and try and stay somewhe… https://t.co/S3fNM5HgW1
Shaun Kronenfeld 📎 @bigred_13 - 2019-08-18
@MissBlow That’s really hard. Lotta places. But if I had to pick one at gunpoint… Japan. Definitely Japan. Specific… https://t.co/bFVl7VYSPL
Nuno Ferreira @Nuno030Ferreira - 2019-08-17
#takayama #travelover #japan with love 🙏😘🤗✈🌏⛩🇯🇵 em Minashi Shrine https://t.co/YH5bwJpv19
link, a college senior?! (`・ω・´) @goodnightlink - 2019-08-16
@nakamura193 i am learning kintsugi as well! i broke this mug i bought in takayama japan ;A; i hope both our kintsu… https://t.co/wboTrlv32q
Mr Davids @MrDavids1 - 2019-08-15
@_gernge Arigatou gozaimasu! Sounds awesome, yup Tokyo is a must! I'm planning to visit Tokyo, Takayama, Kyoto, Hir… https://t.co/mHq1AsHSxk

Notes

Information
Basic information about traveling to Gassho Style House Colony (Gassho-zukuri Minka-en).
Opening Hours
Opening hours of Gassho Style House Colony (Gassho-zukuri Minka-en).
Closed
Closed days or periods of Gassho Style House Colony (Gassho-zukuri Minka-en).
Price / Entrance Fee
Price of the entrance ticket or other fees for Gassho Style House Colony (Gassho-zukuri Minka-en) (if applicable).
Access / Public Transport
How to get to Gassho Style House Colony (Gassho-zukuri Minka-en) with public transportation.
Related Links
Official website of Gassho Style House Colony (Gassho-zukuri Minka-en) or other related pages.
Address / Location
Address and map of Gassho Style House Colony (Gassho-zukuri Minka-en).
Recommended
List of other recommended sightseeing spots.
Tweets
Tweets related to Gassho Style House Colony (Gassho-zukuri Minka-en).