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The gassho-zukuri village of “Gokayama” is in the midst of mountains and its exquisite scenery has been designated as a World Heritage Site.

Gokayama consists of two areas; “Ainokura” where 23 gassho-zukuri houses, built between the end of the Edo period and the Meiji period, still exist and “Suganuma” where 9 gassho-zukuri houses and “Gokayama Folklore Museum” that exhibits the industry and life of the Edo period.

Staying in a gassho style hotel and Japanese paper making are highly recommended.

Kayama General Information Center

TEL: 0763-66-2468
Address: 754 Kaminashi, Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture

[Train] From JR Johana Line “Johana” station, get off at Kaetsuno Bus “Ainokuraguchi” and walk for about 3 minutes.
[Car] About 20 minutes from the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway “Gokayama” IC