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Shirakawago World Heritage Site

Shirakawago World Heritage Site

Shirakawa-go is one of Japan’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites.  It’s one of the most popular things to see for people visiting the Takayama area. The village is known for the traditional thatch roofed houses that exist in the area. They get their shape in order to withstand the heavy weight of snow that accumulates in … Continue reading