The day for travel to Shirakawago on second day. I wake up early in the morning because the hotel is in Nagoya. Shirakawago town outside Nagoya and I take bus from Nagoya station on the second flood of bus stop arrive.
Name: The Shirakawa-go (白川郷, Shirakawagō) or 白川郷・五箇山の合掌造り集落
City: Shirakawago, Japan
Loaction: Ogimachi, Shirakawa, Ono District, Gifu Prefecture
The Shirakawa-go (白川郷, Shirakawagō) and neighboring Gokayama (五箇山) regions line the Shogawa River Valley in the remote mountains that span from Gifu to Toyama Prefectures. Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1995, they are famous for their traditional gassho-zukuri farmhouses, some of which are more than 250 years old.
Shirakawago is located in the northwest of Gifu Prefecture in Japan. Shirakawago is the Historic Villages of Japan’s and the villages had record to UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The cultural property consists of three historic mountain villages over an area of 68 hectares.
How to get there:
- By Bus from Nagoya: use direct buses between Nagoya (Meitetsu Bus Center next to Nagoya Station)