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Ogimachi Travel guide
Ogimachi : Michelin's recommendations
Ogimachi is the quintessential gassho-zukuri village, where no less than 60 of these typical farmhouses of the Shirakawa-go Valley form a superb ensemble that you can survey from the viewpoint of Shiroyama Tenbodai. Ahead of their time in the bioclimatic stakes, the houses face north-south and are designed to withstand the onslaught of the elements. Don't miss the Wada House or the open-air museum that exhibits some 20 examples.
Tourist attractions Ogimachi : Things to see and do
JPN - Ogimachi
The people of the Shirakawa-go Valley adapted their way of life to their isolated surroundings, combatting the isolation of their villages with a system of mutual cooperation between neighbouring families. Gassho-zukuri are traditional three- or fo..