Shirakawa, Japan

© Peter A Shepherd

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Shirakawa, Japan

Shirakawa-go (Shirakawa Village) is a Japanese mountain settlement in what was once considered a wild and unexplored region located in Ono District, Gifu Prefecture. Because of the areas natural environment, with high mountains and heavy snowfall, interaction with neighbouring regions was limited and has been registered as a World Cultural Heritage site attracting tourists all the year round - traditional style housing in Shirakawa.

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