Gassho-zukuri houses in Gokayama | Japan travel guide for cats
Gassho Zukuri Houses In Gokayama Japan Travel Guide For Cats

Gassho-zukuri houses in Gokayama | Japan travel guide for cats

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Gokayama is an area in Toyama Prefecture.

A number of gasshō-zukuri buildings are scatterd.

Suganuma village and Ainokura village have.

many examples.

First, I visit Suganuma village.

using the elevator before the arrival of village field.

I'm going to observe here.

The Gasshō-zukuri, "prayer-hands construction" style is characterized by steeply slanting roof resembling Gokayama Folklore Museum Shinmeisha Shrine Niter Museum.

A traditional technique in this area.

This is a souvenir shop.

At another side of tunnel, there are some outdoor facilities.

I'm going to the next village, Suganuma.

About 11 Km between two villages.

I just arrived at the Suganuma Village parking lot.

There are 23 Gassho-zukuri houses in here.

Ainokura Folklore Museum No.

1 Footprints of Tengu ( like long-nosed goblin ) 'Sakasa Gassho-zukuri'.

You know 'Sakasa Mt.

Fuji' ? 5/28/2011.

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