Most viewed - Shirakawa-go 白川郷
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Shirakawa-go 白川郷609 views
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Bird's eye view of Shirakawa-go from Ogimachi Castle ruins.472 views
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Shirakawa-go 白川郷379 views
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Close-up of Ogimachi278 views
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Mihoro Dam, made only of rocks and clay. 131 meters high, 405 meters long.180 views
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The thatched roof is replaced every 30 years. Every spring, 6 or 7 thatched roofs are replaced in Shirakawa-go.174 views
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Manhole in Shirakawa-go.171 views
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Photo gallery157 views
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Rethatching a small storehouse.156 views
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It costs several million yen and a small army of workers to replace the thatch. The cost is subsidized by the town, prefecture, and national government.151 views
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Restaurant148 views
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Gassho-zukuri Minka-en outdoor museum147 views
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Dam reservoir143 views
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Shokawa River140 views
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Deai Bridge crossing the Shokawa River.136 views
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Cooling system134 views
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Entrance to the Gassho-zukuri Minka-en outdoor museum.128 views
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Tourist Info Office near the bus stop.123 views
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Shirakawa Village Office123 views
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Tourist Information Office121 views
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Gassho-zukuri minka houses slated for destruction were moved to this outdoor museum and saved.121 views
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Deai Bridge117 views
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Thatch repair work.115 views
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Gassho-zukuri Minka-en outdoor museum115 views
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Tourist Information Office in the center of town.113 views
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Fire hydrant106 views
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Restroom behind the Tourist Information Office103 views
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Parking lot along the main road through the village.99 views
 
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