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Gokayama (五箇山) Day Trip

From Tokyo, we took a day trip to Gokayama. While not as famous as the village of Shirakawa-go (白川村), Gokayama is quieter and also an UNESCO World Heritage landmark for its thatched roof farm houses of gassho-zukuri (合掌造). Gokayama consists … Continue reading

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