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Gokayama

Travel Guide - Gokayama

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Gokayama is a prefectural natural park including Kamitaira, Taira and Toga villages. In this area there are many houses preserved in the classical Japanese country style dating from the 17th century. Its architectural style is called "Gasho-zukuri". The two hamlets of Ainokura and Suganuma, where these houses are concentrated, were designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1995 along with Shirakawa-go, another Gassho-zukuri houses hamlet several kilometers away from Gokayama.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Information Center: 9:00 - 17:00

ClosedClosed

  • Information Center: No Closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 120 minutes from JR Takaoka Station by the bus bound for Gokayama / Shirakawa-go.
  • 30 minutes from JR Johana Station by the bus bound for Gokayama / Shirakawa-go.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 754, Kaminashi, Nanto-shi, Toyama, 939-1914

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ALi @TheStarLi - 2020-03-21
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Rhonda Krause @TravelYesPlease - 2020-03-11
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derpingard @derpingard - 2020-03-07
I think I probably will go Gokayama instead of Shirakawago since a lot of ppl say the latter is overtouristed
THE GATE🇯🇵 【Japan travel media】 @TheGateJapan - 2020-02-27
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Al Isago Parvez @Tokyoheadhunter - 2020-02-18
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Category:
WORLD HERITAGE SITES

Question:
THE HISTORIC VILLAGE OF GOKAYAMA & THE ITSUKUSHIMA SHRINE

Answer:
JAPAN

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usdaorganic @forestduff - 2020-02-04
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It’s these days I daydream about living in my house in gokayama waking up and preparing my tea then tend to my garden
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The Real Japan @TheRealJapan1 - 2020-01-22
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Takeshi Hayakawa @PrimoFiume - 2020-01-14
@Kir_penchest Gokayama is located in Toyama but it’s not far from Shirakawago. It’s also nice. :)
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Takeshi Hayakawa @PrimoFiume - 2020-01-13
@Kir_penchest This winter is too warm to snow.
Have you been to Gokayama?
andalamada @andalamada - 2020-01-12
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