Last additions - Ainokura 相倉
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Road sign showing way to Ainokura.Nov 14, 2006
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Johana StationNov 14, 2006
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Souvenir of AinokuraNov 14, 2006
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Monument commemorating the marriage of Crown Prince Hiro (right) and birth of Princess Aiko (left)Nov 14, 2006
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Shrine toriiNov 14, 2006
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ShrineNov 14, 2006
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KimonoNov 14, 2006
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ShrineNov 14, 2006
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Ainokura Folk Museum No. 2 南砺市相倉民俗館2号館Exhibits related to the traditional industries of Ainokura such as gunpowder manufacturing and washi paper making.Nov 14, 2006
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Inside Ainokura Folk Museum No. 2Nov 14, 2006
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Implements for making gunpowder used in matchlock guns.Nov 14, 2006
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Washi paperNov 14, 2006
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Traditional musical instruments.Nov 14, 2006
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Snow coat made of straw.Nov 14, 2006
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Spare thatchNov 14, 2006
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Left side was recently reroofed.Nov 14, 2006
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Gassho hariNov 14, 2006
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Snow outfitNov 14, 2006
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Silk-making implementsNov 14, 2006
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Hair pinsNov 14, 2006
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Inside Ainokura Folk Museum No. 1Nov 14, 2006
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Roof pegNov 14, 2006
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Inside Ainokura Folk Museum No. 1Nov 14, 2006
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Inside Ainokura Folk Museum No. 1Nov 14, 2006
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Ainokura Folk Museum No. 1Nov 14, 2006
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Fire hydrantNov 14, 2006
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Ainokura Folk Museum No. 1 南砺市相倉民俗館1号館Exhibits related to life in Ainokura and the gassho-zukuri houses.

Ainokura Folk Museum 南砺市相倉民俗館
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Thatched roof and persimmon treeNov 14, 2006
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RestroomsNov 14, 2006
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Looks traditional on the outside, but modern on the inside.Nov 14, 2006
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Gassho Storehouse 合掌小屋造りNov 14, 2006
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Monument in the center of Ainokura.Nov 14, 2006
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These pictures were taken in the fall.Nov 14, 2006
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Center of AinokuraNov 14, 2006
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Spare thatch, AinokuraNov 14, 2006
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Center of Ainokura and souvenir shop.Nov 14, 2006
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Thatched roofsNov 14, 2006
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Ainenji temple 相念寺Nov 14, 2006
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Ainokura is smaller than Shirakawa-go, but still tourist-driven.Nov 14, 2006
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Bird's eye view of Ainokura 相倉展望台Nov 14, 2006
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AinokuraNov 14, 2006
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View of Ainokura from a hillNov 14, 2006
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View of AinokuraNov 14, 2006
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Ainokura monumentNov 14, 2006
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Entry road to Ainokura village. Bus stop shelter on right.Nov 14, 2006
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Way to Ainokura.Nov 14, 2006
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What you see first is a big parking lot for tour buses. Then you see the hordes of tourists.Nov 14, 2006
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Scenery along the way to Ainokura from Shirakawa-go.Nov 14, 2006
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Looks like Suganuma, another village in Gokayama area.Nov 14, 2006
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