Shirakawa-go Tourist Association

Unexplored areas of Japan

Unexplored areas of Japan

Shirakawago Gassho-zukuri Village, which is registered as a The World Heritage Site, has over 100 large and small-size of Gassho-zukuri building, and it is known as a village where people are live their lives and continuing existence the traditional way of life.
In addition, there are many hidden gem and sightseeing spots around where you can experience the traditional wisdom and skills , and the magnificent nature that you should visit, such as "Hirase Onsen"

Stay

You can choose variety inns near Shirakawago. Please enjoy your stay.

Eat&Buy

You can enjoy the local dishes using local ingredients, including Hida style crafts and products.

See&Fun

You can thoroughly enjoy the culture of Shirakawa-go by visitting the historical buildings.

Tours&Activities

Shirakawago is surrounded by nature, mountains and river. Come to refresh yourself here.

The World Heritage

  • The World Heritage
  • The World Heritage

The World Heritage

Supporting each other, Hometown of people's hearts

The World Heritage

Shirakawago (ogimachi village) in Gifu Prefecture is known as a village of Gassho style house. More than 100 large and small-size of Gassho style building are remain and people are still live in there . In 1995 it was registered as UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's said that not only for its buildings and landscapes which was registered but also the activities of mutual assistance rooted among the residents as well.
It is a place where you can feel Japan's traditional scenery back in the good old days of Japan, and a place where you can deeply feel the ural culture way of life.

世界遺産 ひだ白川郷

STAY Spend quietly times in unexplored areas You can relax in Shirakawa-go, where you can feel the traditional's atmosphere. Variety choices of accommodation, including the traditional Gassho-style house and the popular inns.

Hirase Onsen/World Heritage Site stay
Hirase Onsen/World Heritage Site stay
Hirase Onsen/World Heritage Site stay
Hirase Onsen/World Heritage Site stay

EXPERIENCE An experience which is possible in Shirakawa-go You can experience the magnificent nature of Shirakawa-go in four seasons. We have a wide variety of activities and tours, please come to enjoy the nature experience.

Feel the nature in spring, summer, autumn and winter
Feel the nature in spring, summer, autumn and winter
Feel the nature in spring, summer, autumn and winter
Feel the nature in spring, summer, autumn and winter

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