Ogi-machi Castle Ruin Observation Area is the best place for overlooking the whole Gassho-zukuri town. Most of the pictures, which have the whole village view, were taken here. It is also a popular spot for taking pictures to mark the occasion. This observatory was once used as a castle. From here you can see various sights of changing seasons of Shirakawa-go. Shuttle buses are available from the village to the observatory, but it is within walking distance. The place might be closed due to the heavy snow.

Address
2269-1 Ogi-machi, Shirakawa-mura, Oono, Gifu 501-5627
〒501-5627 岐阜県大野郡白川村荻町2269-1
Directions Bus
Gifu Bus: From Nagoya Station at Meitetsu Bus Center 3F (platform 7) to Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal (2h50m)
2 to 3-minute walk from Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal

Business hours Open 24 Hours
Holidays Open Year-Round (Closed during winter depending on the weather)
Contact Not available
Wi-Fi
SHIRAKAWA-Go Free Wi-Fi
30 access spots throughout Shirakawa-go
Admission Free
Average visit length About 30 minutes
Websites Shirakawa-go Tourist Information (Shirakawamura village office)http://ml.shirakawa-go.org/en/guide/121/

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