Most viewed - Shirakawa-go 白川郷
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Shirakawa-go 白川郷606 views
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Bird's eye view of Shirakawa-go from Ogimachi Castle ruins.470 views
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Shirakawa-go 白川郷376 views
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Close-up of Ogimachi276 views
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Mihoro Dam, made only of rocks and clay. 131 meters high, 405 meters long.178 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.172 views
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Manhole in Shirakawa-go.168 views
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Photo gallery155 views
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Rethatching a small storehouse.154 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.149 views
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Restaurant146 views
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Gassho-zukuri Minka-en outdoor museum145 views
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Dam reservoir141 views
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Shokawa River138 views
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Deai Bridge crossing the Shokawa River.134 views
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Cooling system132 views
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Entrance to the Gassho-zukuri Minka-en outdoor museum.126 views
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Tourist Info Office near the bus stop.121 views
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Shirakawa Village Office121 views
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Tourist Information Office119 views
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Gassho-zukuri minka houses slated for destruction were moved to this outdoor museum and saved.119 views
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Deai Bridge115 views
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Thatch repair work.113 views
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Gassho-zukuri Minka-en outdoor museum113 views
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Tourist Information Office in the center of town.111 views
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Fire hydrant104 views
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Restroom behind the Tourist Information Office101 views
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Parking lot along the main road through the village.97 views
 
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