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Suganuma gassho style village

Japan, 939-1973 Suganuma, Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture

``Suganuma Gassho-zukuri Village'' is a calm and idyllic village where the scenery soothes the soul. It is a beautiful village that is also registered as a World Heritage Site. Nine gassho-zukuri houses still exist in this village surrounded by rich nature, and people still live there today. Although it is a small village, there are plenty of facilities where you can not only enjoy the original scenery of Japan, which is rich in nature, but also experience history and tradition. Gokayama Folk Museum, where about 200 everyday tools that tell the story of traditional life in Gokayama are on display, and Gokayama Folk Museum, where you can learn about the process and history of salt salt making, Gokayama's major industry, and try out matchlock guns. There are many things to see, such as the restaurant, an elegant gassho-style cafe, and a souvenir shop.

Business Time

April to November 8:00 to 17:00 December-March 9:00-16:00

Telephone number 0763-67-3008
  • ■Take the World Heritage Bus from JR Johana Line Johana Station for about 40 minutes and get off at “Suganuma” ■Take the World Heritage Bus from JR Takaoka Station for about 1 hour and 15 minutes and get off at “Suganuma” ■Approximately 2 minutes by car from Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway Gokayama IC
Wi-Fi Yes
Language 日本語
Last Update : 2023.12.25   Nanto City Tourism Association

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