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Shirakawa Village,JAPAN

Ogimachi is the largest village and main attraction of Shirakawa-go. Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1995, the village is home to several dozen well preserved gassho-zukuri farmhouses, some of which are more than 250 years old.

 

shirakawa-go.org/english/e_world.html

www.japan-guide.com/e/e5951.html

www.vill.shirakawa.gifu.jp/e/

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Taken on June 15, 2009