World Heritage Shirakawago Lightup – 6 days limited4.4
from 1/14 '19 to 2/17 '19
Shirakawago famous for “Historic Villages of Shirakawago (Gassho-zukuri Shuraku)” listed as world heritage sites is crowded in the snowy season crowded with many tourists.
World heritage of Shirakawago → Ogimachi village of Gifu prefecture Shirakawago
World heritage of Gokayama → Aikura/Suganuma village in Toyama prefecture, Nanto city
As a whole, it is the “World Heritage - Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama".
The lighting up of Shirakawago (Shirakawa village of Gifu prefecture) will greatly change, where many tourists from domestic and foreign countries come visit as a winter celebration.
The light up of Shirakawago that will celebrate the 33rd year in 2019 next year, will greatly redesign the operation, and become a lottery-type complete reservation system event.
♦ Shirakawago light up
-Date: total 6 days on 2019 Jan.14th (Monday), 20th (Sunday), 27th (Sunday), and February 3rd (Sunday), 11th (Sunday), 17th (Monday).
-Lighting hours: 17:30-19:30
Shirakawago light-up event will be held for only 6 days in the most beautiful season during the year when snow is overcast.
Enjoy the fantastic landscape emerges in the pure white snow.
About general sightseeing without the light up
※Those who are not booked for light up
[Private car · Rental car · Taxi (standard size car)]
Seseragi Park parking space is available until 14:00. After 14:00, parking and sightseeing is not available.
Also observation tower will be available until 15:00.
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Airport/Sta. Takayama Sta. (about 33.8km) Google Transit
We guide this spot.
5.04 weeks ago
This village is a must if you are anywhere in the Alps of Japan. It is entirely walk able and it the roofs of the home are designed to survive the heavy winters in the area. We were there a full day with a guide and I highly recommend you visit the area with someone knowledgeable about the area. It rained the entire time we were there and it gave the village and my photos the look I wanted to capture.
5.03 weeks ago
One of the World Heritage sites where thatched village is preserved for future generations. Actual homes, museums, restaurants & gift shops. Amazing & architecturally beautiful. Temple with the bell tower is in the back portion of the area. Can be easily walked but a bit more challenging for those in wheelchairs but it can be done
4.0a month ago
Very scenic destination. A real community living there but some buildings are open for touring. Good for strolling around and gift shops. Some people had audio toys but unclear where they got them. They would be worthwhile in a place like this.
5.02 weeks ago
This place is a must see. Authentic and traditional. The views are super beautiful and you can just take pictures to your heart's content. Or you can sit back and relax while savoring the beautiful scenic view all around you. ^^
5.0a month ago
One of the most beautiful place I have ever visited! it is one of the UNESCO sites in Japan.. very very unique looking little village which looks very gorgeous from hill top, especially during winter night.. villagers are very friendly, old and young.. definitely will visit Shirakawa-go again in the future!