Winter illumination at Ogimachi Village for six days – an event not to be missed!

See the gassho-zukuri-style farmhouses of UNESCO World Heritage Site Shirakawa-go illuminated at night amidst a snowy white wintery landscape, creating a magical scene that looks like it came straight out of a fairytale. Finally back after a hiatus of a few years, this exclusive event occurs only six nights a year. Definitely one of the many reasons to come by for a visit especially since travel restrictions have eased!

Due to its popularity, there are rules and regulations in place to ensure the safety of visitors and the villagers that live there. Please be sure to carefully go through the information available on the Shirakawa-go website if you are interested in attending!

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