These four-story houses represent the mainstream architecture of Gassho-zukuri in Shirakawago. It has a solid and heavy-looking exterior. The villager’s food, clothing, and shelter are exhibited. The first floor is a living space, the second floor to the fourth floor is a cocoonery and the basement is for making gunpowder. Long ago, build a house was tough work and people had large families. Try some local cuisines such as ancient rice, tofu, and wild vegetable dishes.


125 Miboro, Shirakawa-mura, Ōno-gun, Gifu-ken 501-5506

〒501-5506 岐阜県大野郡白川村御母衣125

Directions Bus
Gifu bus: From Nagoya Station at Meitetsu Bus Center 3F (platform 7) to Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal (2h50m)
16-minutes by taxi from Shirakawa-go Bus Terminal

Business hours 10:00-16:00
Contact Tel: 05769-5-2062
30 wireless access points in Shirakawa-go
Credit card payment Cash only
Adults:¥300 Children: ¥150
For more than 25 people: adults ¥240/Chidren ¥120
Average visit length About 1 hour
Websites Shirakawa-go Tourist Association

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