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Gokayama

Travel Guide - Gokayama

InformationInformation

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

TweetsTweets

Your Japan @itsyourjapan - 2018-12-14
Mysteries of Japan ⛩
📍: Gokayama / Toyama Prefecture
📸: https://t.co/7HQluVSvZR
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#japan #gokayama #toyama https://t.co/0wutY2s0NP
ZEKKEI Japan @zekkei_jp - 2018-12-14
Gokayama is a village with Japanese traditional house!
https://t.co/jQDH4c9S8A

#gokayama #folk #Gassho… https://t.co/A0GVQWn6aI
Alfonso @photo_tours - 2018-12-12
In the village of Gokayama you can stay in these 250 year old thatched roof houses. Ainokura is another picturesque… https://t.co/T73vmkQPwG
jpling_botEN @jpling_botEN - 2018-12-01
The System of Benefactive Verbs Gokayama Dialect: The Process of Change from “non Empathical Verbs” to “Empathical… https://t.co/EMwBzJM7vD
I Love Japan @ jnto @jntocanada - 2018-11-29
Nestled quietly in the mountains of Nanto City in Japan’s Toyama Prefecture, the World Heritage villages of Gokayam… https://t.co/v92XgaqGNx
Skye Keenan @Skye_Keenan - 2018-11-29
I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/j3ryX8HtXz JAPAN: World Heritage Gokayama 五箇山 || Autumn OCT 2018 || Kiyoshi
Rhonda Krause @TravelYesPlease - 2018-11-27
In Gokayama you’ll find a way of life where Japanese traditions are preserved, practiced, and even shared with tour… https://t.co/Jj2C64ATXe
Craig Campbell @actoursjapan - 2018-11-26
Gokayama Village in the middle of autumn https://t.co/qPry6kWlDI via @YouTube
Jack Brajcich @jackbrajcich - 2018-11-26
Yesterday I took part in the Gokayama Cross 10km. Results; Time: 42:24, 4th male in the 50-59 year old age out of 7… https://t.co/80ALVcxqG9
Jack Brajcich @jackbrajcich - 2018-11-25
Today I took part in the Gokayama Cross 10km. Results; Time: 42:24, 4th male in the 50-59 year old age out of 84 ru… https://t.co/EUOOw19Ula
The Real Japan @TheRealJapan1 - 2018-11-25
Just Pinned to Japan : Resources: Gokayama, Japan- Enjoying Historic Architecture & Traditional Crafts in Ainokura… https://t.co/QDGsPMY3Wz
Toya Yagami @toya_yagami - 2018-11-25
@gogglegirlarisa Grin “We’ll take the train ride to Tokyo. From there we’ll take another train to gokayama. How’s that sound?”
Rhonda Krause @TravelYesPlease - 2018-11-24
Gokayama, Japan- Enjoying Historic Architecture and Traditional Crafts in Ainokura Village https://t.co/Zxyj1i9yr7 #VisitJapan #travel #ttot
RockEastwood Outdoors @rockeastwood - 2018-11-24
I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/1VgvLu8Vy5 EXPLORING | SHIRAKAWAGO | GOKAYAMA
소울 🧸 @cocoonedsoul - 2018-11-22
@kjdaesi that bear shop was somewhere between suganuma and ainokura in the gokayama region. i don’t remember the bus stop sorry ><
소울 🧸 (traveling ✨) @cocoonedsoul - 2018-11-22
@kjdaesi that bear shop was somewhere between suganuma and ainokura in the gokayama region. i don’t remember the bus stop sorry ><
ちかちか @kuro794 - 2018-11-19
S.Tsuji Guitar Fretting completed
16inch,Architop & 17inch,Flattop
#S.Tsuji #archtop #archtopguitar #archtop… https://t.co/Fkv95vFAif
ちかちか @kuro794 - 2018-11-18
Flat top guitar fingerboard inlay design, puzzle
#S.Tsuji #archtop #archtopguitar #archtop #acousticguitar… https://t.co/qbbcHmU1iB
jpling_botEN @jpling_botEN - 2018-11-09
The System of Benefactive Verbs Gokayama Dialect: The Process of Change from “non Empathical Verbs” to “Empathical… https://t.co/bk9rAvxy9k
岡崎英会話 @oeikaiwa - 2018-11-08
Have you ever been to Shirakawa-go or Gokayama? https://t.co/pneW47fkFs
White RIng Co. @howawhitering - 2018-11-07
Announcement of the bus tour of year-end and new year
We don't have any bus tours from Jan. 1 to 3. #013 Shirakawa… https://t.co/BbRLudYjoF
Nobuyuki Ikeda【photographer】 @daitikaworu - 2018-11-05
'Autumn leaves in the mountains 2018'
I shot in Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture, Japan in my hometown.
This is World… https://t.co/QGTPzw87T0
Nobuyuki Ikeda【photographer】 @daitikaworu - 2018-11-05
'Autumn leaves in the mountains 2018'
I shot in Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture, Japan in my hometown.
This is World… https://t.co/YqW7184lDb
アシタツ Healing Whistle @h_ashitatsu - 2018-11-05
I posted new video of my new song.
Healing Whistle original song 'Gasshō no sato~Nostalgia Gokayama~'
Gokayama is U… https://t.co/bHf0VEhIpi
jpling_botEN @jpling_botEN - 2018-11-04
The System of Benefactive Verbs Gokayama Dialect: The Process of Change from “non Empathical Verbs” to “Empathical… https://t.co/jCY5gBsHO8
White RIng Co. @howawhitering - 2018-10-31
The bus tour of White Ring will change the time from tomorrow.

#shirakawago #takayama #gokayama #kanazawa #bustour https://t.co/2RFtUdZG1V
Seeing Japan @Seeing_Japan - 2018-10-30
WFTA Tour Japan 2018OCT Kyoto Travel Guide WFTA Tour Japan 2018OCT Photo slideshow on a bus/train tour from Tokyo t… https://t.co/JWLRhuqH6J
Nobuyuki Ikeda【photographer】 @daitikaworu - 2018-10-29
https://t.co/wPRTTYIJND
'Hometown of the Four Seasons'
I shot in Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture, Japan in my homet… https://t.co/IUv7MGXNb8
Hirano Tomoko @alftomo - 2018-10-28
World helitage Gokayama village.
#worldhelitage #Japan https://t.co/Vs6NYQz07x
White RIng Co. @howawhitering - 2018-10-27
We have the Shirakawago Bus Tours from Kanazawa station!
English speaking staff will accompany the tour on 29, 30,… https://t.co/WThFj0AU25

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