Hida Shirakawa-go

Shirakawa-go Sightseeing
Guide

World Heritage Site, Historic Village
Contens

A Manga Guide to
Manners in
Shirakawa-go

We have put some sightseeing manners you would like to keep in mind into manga form to make your visit more enjoyable. Please read this before visiting Shirakawa-go.

Smoke Only In Designated Areas

 Smoke Only In Designated Areas

Pedestrian Only Zone?!

 Pedestrian Only Zone?!

Kids Going To And From School

 Kids Going To And From School

Take Your Trash With You

 Take Your Trash With You

Fireworks Are Prohibited

 Fireworks Are Prohibited

Living In The Thatched Roof Houses

 Living In The Thatched Roof Houses

Please Don’t Take Plants With You

 Please Don’t Take Plants With You

Funerals

 Funerals

After Checking Out..

 After Checking Out..

Backpacks Work Better Than Suitcases!

 Backpacks Work Better Than Suitcases!

Shirakawa-go
Live Camera

A live camera showing scenes in Shirakawa-go “right now”. Enjoy views of the current situation and the changing seasons.

Recommended
Seasonal Sights

The rich nature of Shirakawa-go can be enjoyed across the four seasons. Allow us to introduce some recommended sightseeing spots for each season.

Ogi-machi Castle Ruin Observation Area

A hot spring bath fed by abundant, naturally heated waters, gushing from the foot of Mt. Hakusan.

Tajima House Museum of Silk Culture

An important cultural asset. Daily life continues to this day in this gassho style house with its distinctive thatched roof.

Gasshozukuri Minkaen Outdoor Museum

The open-air museum preserves and exhibits a total of 26 buildings including 9 listed buildings that are designated as important cultural assets of Gifu Prefecture.