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.

Be careful when using selfie sticks!

 Be careful when using selfie sticks!

Don’t enter private property for social media photos

 Don’t enter private property for social media photos

Refrain from drone photography

 Refrain from drone photography

Go to the bathroom in designated spots!

 Go to the bathroom in designated spots!

Have a flashlight when walking at night!

 Have a flashlight when walking at night!

Lots of insects in rustic Shirakawa-go

 Lots of insects in rustic Shirakawa-go

Don’t open goods before buying them

 Don’t open goods before buying them

How to show you appreciate a meal in Japan

 How to show you appreciate a meal in Japan

About the wireless emergency broadcast system

 About the wireless emergency broadcast system

Exchange your money for Japanese yen at Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal

 Exchange your money for Japanese yen at Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal

Smoke Only In Designated Areas

 Smoke Only In Designated Areas

Pedestrian Only Zone?!

 Pedestrian Only Zone?!

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.