Shirakawa-go

Find Out About These Awesome Japanese Traditional Homes That are Now for Sale!

You must have seen some of the many old, brilliant castles or modern buildings in Japan, and thought about how much you’d like to own one. Well, if you browse the websites of some Japanese real estate firms, you may now see a selection of old, wooden, rusty dwellings located in beautiful locations. These once…

5 Things to Do in Shirakawa-go, a Japanese Village Hidden in the Mountains

Located in the river valley and surrounded by mountains, Ogimachi Shirakawa-go (荻町白川郷) Village is truly a paradise for nature lovers. It has its own charm every season: cherry blossom trees in spring, green fields in summer, wonderful autumn leaves in fall, and a white Christmas village feel in winter. While most tourists spend only a…

The 6 Best Things to Do During Winter in Japan!

‘Tis the season to be jolly because winter has arrived in Japan! The season of magical snow and winter wonderland has come to The Land of The Rising Sun. I am pretty sure that every avid winter sports enthusiast right now is grinning from ear to ear now that the long wait is over! Little…

Enjoy the True Winter in Toyama Prefecture, Japan

Winter in any country can be beautiful. Crisp morning air, pure white snow and clear skies. One place in Japan that does winter like no other is Toyama prefecture. Toyama prefecture is on the northern coast of Honshu island bordering the Sea of Japan. 30% of the land in Toyama prefecture is designated as natural…

Visit the Enchanting World Heritage Shirakawa-Village this Winter!

The prefecture of Gifu in central Honshu offers a lot of enchanting places that one must include in his or her itinerary when planning to visit Japan. One of the must-visit places in Gifu is the village of Shirakawa. meteoweb.eu/ Declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Shirakawa-go is indeed beautiful in all seasons.…

Shirakawago, Gifu: A Quaint Village for Relaxation

Located in Gifu prefecture of Japan is a quaint village known as Shirakawa-go. This is a place hidden away in the mountains, full of luxurious trees and blossoming flowers in spring. It is dominated by gasho-zukuri houses. tokyotimes.com/ This is a very peculiar style of architecture for houses. It is said to have a Minka-style…

7 Mandatory Places to Visit in Japan

It is natural for a country to have places to die for. Places where tourists are rapidly expanding from time to time. This article is a list of the obligatory places to visit if you want to get a feel for the place. 1. Himeji Castle upload.wikimedia.org/ As for starters, Himeji Castle is considered in…

Discover Shirakawago, Gifu prefecture

If you are in or coming to Japan maybe there are many places you want to visit. Shibuya(Tokyo), Dotonbori(Osaka), Itsukushimajinjya(Hiroshima), Kinkakuji (Kyoto) etc… I guess they are most famous sightseeing spots in Japan and people usually go there. I agree, they are worth visiting, but this time, I want to show you another place that…
Page 1 of 212