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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

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jpling_botEN @jpling_botEN - 2019-11-16
The System of Benefactive Verbs Gokayama Dialect: The Process of Change from “non Empathical Verbs” to “Empathical… https://t.co/hk8HPxOEJQ
Michelle Tai @michellecstai - 2019-11-15
An actual living village with rice fields
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Michelle Tai @michellecstai - 2019-11-15
Gokayama! Such a beautiful place. Gassho zukuri houses peppering the landscape.
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Michelle Tai @michellecstai - 2019-11-15
This is supposedly a tengu's footprint in the rock 👺
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Michelle Tai @michellecstai - 2019-11-15
it ain't autumn in Japan without either japanese maple or ginko leaves scattered 🍂
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Michelle Tai @michellecstai - 2019-11-15
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Rhonda Krause @TravelYesPlease - 2019-11-15
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tourHQ @tourhqcom - 2019-11-11
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The Real Japan @TheRealJapan1 - 2019-11-08
@kisowalker Ainokura is a lovely village.

I stayed here in deep winter a couple of years ago. This part of Gifu p… https://t.co/4dkINo77Au
kisowalker @kisowalker - 2019-11-07
Gokayama Ainokura, nanto, #gifu prefecture.
World heritage village with autumn leaves.
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Michael Elgort ✡️ @just_whatever - 2019-11-05
@NHKWORLD_News @ignis_fatum That’s bad. Gokayama and Shirakawa-go are enormously beautiful sites. Especially in win… https://t.co/ol9U7MJaEp
Michael Elgort ✡️ @just_whatever - 2019-11-05
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Rhonda Krause @TravelYesPlease - 2019-11-03
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oisanrider @oisanrider911 - 2019-11-03
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'Gokayama dum'??
Travelopick @travelopick - 2019-10-25
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jpling_botEN @jpling_botEN - 2019-10-24
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Akira @bonowskiz - 2019-10-23
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jpling_botEN @jpling_botEN - 2019-10-22
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wesley andre chu @mrwesleyandre - 2019-10-22
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jpling_botEN @jpling_botEN - 2019-10-21
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Rhonda Krause @TravelYesPlease - 2019-10-18
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jpling_botEN @jpling_botEN - 2019-10-17
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そぞろ(sozoro)🇯🇵 @from99km - 2019-10-16
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jpling_botEN @jpling_botEN - 2019-10-13
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nin @aainaaqila - 2019-10-13
@dyradyre This is Gokayama, Gifu. UNESCO World Heritage for their gasshō-zukuri/farmhouses. Its equally famous sist… https://t.co/5A7F9wULnv
nin @aainaaqila - 2019-10-13
@dyradyre This is Gokayama, Gifu. UNESCO World Heritage for their gasshō-zukuri/farmhouses. Its equally famous sist… https://t.co/5A7F9wULnv
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