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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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Rhonda Krause @TravelYesPlease - 2019-06-21
Gokayama, Japan- Enjoying Historic Architecture and Traditional Crafts in Ainokura Village https://t.co/Zxyj1hRX2x #VisitJapan #travel #ttot
kisowalker @kisowalker - 2019-06-21
#Gokayama ainokura village, nanto, toyama prefecture.
It is recognized as UNESCO world heritage site like… https://t.co/s0uWHrAElQ
美しい日本 🇯🇵 @Beautiful1Japan - 2019-06-19
It is best known for being the site of Shirakawa-gō, a small, traditional village showcasing a building style known… https://t.co/OXfdDgB34b
そぞろ(sozoro) @from99km - 2019-06-14
I found a new mont-bell shop at Gokayama dam. mont-bell is the most famous outdoor goods shop in Japan. I have love… https://t.co/zMRDSh4pE7
そぞろ(sozoro) @from99km - 2019-06-14
Today, I visited to Gokayama dam. This is the newest dam in Fukuoka. It was drizzle.
#Fukuoka #dam #福岡 #ダム https://t.co/ayk4MFqigB
そぞろ(sozoro)🇯🇵 @from99km - 2019-06-14
I found a new mont-bell shop at Gokayama dam. mont-bell is the most famous outdoor goods shop in Japan. I have love… https://t.co/zMRDSh4pE7
そぞろ(sozoro)🇯🇵 @from99km - 2019-06-14
Today, I visited to Gokayama dam. This is the newest dam in Fukuoka. It was drizzle.
#Fukuoka #dam #福岡 #ダム https://t.co/ayk4MFqigB
Japan Hoppers @JapanHoppers - 2019-06-13
Gokayama Ainokura Village is a famous village known for its traditional characteristics and its structure of the Ga… https://t.co/CQjlXgl16G
外国大好き人間 @D6DablNlampu7lA - 2019-06-09
The moment I came back to the Tokyo I felt very bored from my heart! If I had much money in my wallet, I would’ve s… https://t.co/LlM7P6j71M
Our Travel Soup @ourtravelsoup - 2019-06-07
@SallyandEd_ Yeah we’ve been to Shirakawago, such a dream there with all the snow! My husband is from Japan so we g… https://t.co/5N51bu5SBg
jpling_botEN @jpling_botEN - 2019-05-31
The System of Benefactive Verbs Gokayama Dialect: The Process of Change from “non Empathical Verbs” to “Empathical… https://t.co/JEC6KFyhIg
Motoharu Yamaki @Yamakih1 - 2019-05-28
Traveled to Toyama city. Gokayama is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List due to its traditional gasshō-zukuri… https://t.co/TRpGwJta6X
Xandra Sandiego @xandrakeats - 2019-05-23
🌜🎶Can't Fight the Moonlight🎶🌛 @ Gokayama https://t.co/EgaMmespSc
Fuad Alakbarov ⁠⁠ @DrAlakbarov - 2019-05-20
10. Gokayama

Gokayama is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site that also encompasses the nearby village of Shirakaw… https://t.co/I48xeyYGlY
みきさん@aim 4 the star•̀.̫•́✧ @lovemylife_31 - 2019-05-19
My 1st visit to Gokayama in Toyama where is listed on an UNESCO world heritage site. It's the very simple view of J… https://t.co/r1zpB3EuGG
jpling_botEN @jpling_botEN - 2019-05-17
The System of Benefactive Verbs Gokayama Dialect: The Process of Change from “non Empathical Verbs” to “Empathical… https://t.co/ChjksRj3eg
jpling_botEN @jpling_botEN - 2019-05-15
The System of Benefactive Verbs Gokayama Dialect: The Process of Change from “non Empathical Verbs” to “Empathical… https://t.co/cbbDaBe7yN
Nobuyuki Ikeda【photographer】 @daitikaworu - 2019-05-12
'Cherry blossoms in the mountains 2019'
I shot in Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture, Japan in my hometown.
This is a Wo… https://t.co/f8bIaIBDvE
熊木諒太郎 @38V10ld - 2019-05-07
My special golden weeks
I went to TOYAMA
I played with my friends
I triped GOKAYAMA with them
I had a good time
Sakulanboo @Sakulanboo - 2019-05-02
Fresh green leaves were very beautiful today. I wanted to go to a day-use hot springs in Gokayama with my family an… https://t.co/P7WJhqN5VA
Yusuke Iwakawa @yiwakawa - 2019-04-25
@TurrellMika @MEIJII2910 If you go to Gokayama you can stay in a Minka, and I think it's inexpensive, since it's Ryokan style, or hostel?
Finnigans 天有道地有道人无道 @Thefinnigans - 2019-04-22
Gokayama UNESCO listed heritage village. Traditional Japanese thatched roof houses. Toyama Prefecture. Japan https://t.co/Vgh0JvmVNa
Finnigans 天有道地有道人无道 @Thefinnigans - 2019-04-21
Gokayama Village. Toyama Prefecture https://t.co/U4IdwzBLO7
jpling_botEN @jpling_botEN - 2019-04-16
The System of Benefactive Verbs Gokayama Dialect: The Process of Change from “non Empathical Verbs” to “Empathical… https://t.co/GWkpPXi5nm
Alfonso @photo_tours - 2019-04-10
Was in this magical village last Sunday night. A Unesco Heritage listed area called Gokayama in the hamlet of Ainok… https://t.co/UrxpZ1Smtu
YABAI @yabaimedia - 2019-04-10
Learning About the Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama | YABAI - The Modern, Vibrant Face of Japan… https://t.co/zxObmBOvl9
jpling_botEN @jpling_botEN - 2019-04-10
The System of Benefactive Verbs Gokayama Dialect: The Process of Change from “non Empathical Verbs” to “Empathical… https://t.co/Hgr9odDzm0
ET Panache Travel @ETPanacheTravel - 2019-04-08
The historic villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama are one of its kind in Japan. Located in a mountainous region th… https://t.co/j5E2axLndG
R2-D2 TL40 x2 @FawwazMD - 2019-04-06
The Japanese Village Time Forgot
734 Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
Ogimachi Village
A World Herita… https://t.co/Bp8UY2Uvo4
The Real Japan @TheRealJapan1 - 2019-04-04
Walking Around Ainokura Village (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Ainokura is part of a cluster of villages known for t… https://t.co/l50Sr6JFtp

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