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

Join this exclusive event that occurs only six nights a year! See the gassho-zukuri-style farmhouses of UNESCO World Heritage Site Shirakawa-go illuminated at night against a snowy white landscape, looking like a magical scene straight out of a fairytale.

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. Further news about making reservations will be included on the official Shirakawa-go website over the next week or more, so please remember to check to make sure you don’t miss out!

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