Gero Onsen Gassho Mura (下呂温泉合掌村) is an outdoor museum made of gassho-style (合掌) houses relocated from Shirakawa-go (白川郷) and other locations. Here, you can see how people lived in the past.
There is a folk museum, Gassho no Sato (合掌の里), a village which offers many workshops, and also Saijiki no Mori (歳時記の森), a village with cherry blossoms and autumn leaves where you can feel the spirit of the Hida people (飛騨人 / Hidajin).
2369 Mori, Gero, Gifu 509-2202 〒509-2202 岐阜県下呂市森2369
Take JR Tokaido Main Line from Nagoya Station to Gero Station (about 1h30min) Walk 3min from the station
|Business hours||8:30am–5:00pm (Last admission 4:30pm)|
|Holidays||Open all year round *May be closed due to special circumstances *Open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.on December 31st, January 1st, and January 2nd|
|Credit card payment||VISA,MASTER,JCB,AMEX, and Diners are accepted.|
Adults (high school and up) ¥800 Children (elementary and junior high) ¥400
|Average visit length||About 4–5hours|