With ten thatched-roof houses moved from other locations such as Shirakawa-go, this settlement recreates that same unique atmosphere and offers visitors a glimpse into a traditional lifestyle from a different era
Including the Former Ōdo House (a nationally designated Important Cultural Property), there are a total of 10 gassho-zukuri thatched roof buildings that were moved here to recreate the atmosphere of a classic folk settlement, letting guests enjoy the gassho-zukuri lifestyle experience through different activities and exhibits. There is no shortage of things to do, whether it's enjoying a Shirasagi-za Shadow Play, dining in an authentic gassho-zukuri thatched roof home, trying your hand at painting designs onto pottery or making Japanese washi paper. A new building, the “Enkū House”, has also opened its doors to visitors.
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Basic Information

Address 2369 Mori, Gero City, Gifu
Access 6-minute ride on the Nohi Bus Gassho-mura line from JR Gero Station
Business Hours 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Days Closed for Business None (closed on irregular days)
Price Adults (high school and up): 800 yen, 720 yen for groups Children (middle school and below): 400 yen, 360 yen for groups Shirasagi-za Shadow Play Theater (age 3 and up): 300 yen Painting: 500 – 2,000 yen Pottery: 1,000 – 3,000 yen Japanese washi paper making: 800 – 1000 yen (※Domestic shipping for finished items can cost between 200 – 1,500 yen, increasing based on how many items must be sent)
Telephone Number 0576-25-2239
Website Visit Website
Notes 2 spaces for buses 92 spaces for standard vehicles