Shirakawa-go

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…

Gifu: the Japanese Prefecture of Beautiful Villages and Culture

Today, Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Yokohama, Fukuoka is really popular in Japan. But other countries not popular than those cities for foreigner. But there are many beautiful prefectures in Japan, Those mainly cities don’t have a nature and Especially Tokyo has a short history. jp.fotolia.com/ So if you want to touch good nature and also a…

Shirakawa-go, a Winter Wonderland in Japan

The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Author’s photo Do you know that Japan has an epic site which only gets more beautiful when winter comes? This beautiful land is located in Gifu area, Aichi province and is called Shirakawa-go. This place is famous for the traditional houses called gassho-zukuri that are very old and have a…
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