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Shirakawa-go: Visiting Japan's most scenic village

The most beautiful village in Japan is Shirakawa-go in the Gifu Prefecture. The village with it's old reed covered houses is a UNESCO World Heritage site

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Thatched gassho-zukuri (合掌造り) farmhouses of the historic village, Shirakawa-go (白川郷), in the Gifu Prefecture, Japan

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The World Heritage - Shirakawa-go, Gifu, Japan.. It is best known for being the site of Shirakawa-gō, a small, traditional village showcasing a style of buildings called gasshō-zukuri.

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