Shirakawa-Go Half-Day Tour

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Embark on a captivating Shirakawa-go half-day tour and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its unique gassho-style housing and stunning mountain surroundings. Join a guided walking tour led by a local expert to immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of this traditional village. A must-visit destination for anyone exploring the area, book your spot now and experience the charm and beauty of this picturesque mountain village.

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Shirakawa-Go Half-Day Tour Highlights

  1. Explore and learn about this fascinating UNESCO World Heritage site in just half a day
  2. Enjoy picturesque views of the mountainous region which surrounds this traditional village
  3. Gain unique insights into Shirakawa-go’s gassho-style housing from your knowledgeable guide
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Shirakawa-Go Half-Day Tour Itinerary

8:00 - Pick up in Shirakawa - go
  • Meet your guide at a centralized location in Shirakawa - go
  • Please coordinate your own travel arrangements from Takayama to Shirakawa-go. There are numerous public transportation options available
Guided Tour of Shirakawa-go
  • Join a guided walking tour with a knowledgeable local guide to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Shirakawa-go
  • Learn about the rich history and unique traditions of this charming mountain village and admire its stunning surrounding natural landscapes
  • Discover the fascinating customs and history of gassho-style housing in Shirakawa-go
  • Gain a greater understanding of Japanese culture on the whole
11:00 - Drop off in Shirakawa - go
  • The tour ends at the original starting location
NB - all timings on Shirakawa-Go Half-Day Tour are approximate
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Public transportation is available from Takayama to the meeting point