Welcome to Old village

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Welcome to Old village

Thank you for visiting our site GOKAYAMA Gassho no Sato.
GOKAYAMA area’s Gassho-Style Houses are 100-400 years old and we work hard to keep the beautiful scenery, invaluable history and
traditional culture. We will continue to be preserve the traditional A-frame architecture style both now and in the future.
GOKAYAMA Gassho no Sato has 13 houses which were moved from their original place and reconstructed here for building conservation.
We welcome you to stay our traditional wooden houses to experience rural Japanese life for relaxation and to forget your busy day.
We are looking forward to seeing you and hope you enjoy staying Gassho no Sato during all seasons!"


Let's learn more concretely about the characteristics and structure of the Gassho-style houses.

At first glance, it appears as if all three villages, Suganuma, Ainokura and Ogimachi, which are registered with The World Heritage are the same. However, all of the Gassho-style houses of these villages are different. The Gassho-style houses are based on their own building structures according to their regions characteristics.


ARAI-HOUSE has 4 private rooms and each private room for 1-2 people.

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