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Kanda house

796 Ogimachi, Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
+81 5769-6-1072
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Fantastic opportunity to see how life used to be in this village

This house shows the living quarters on the ground floor and the (3 or 4?) upper floors are laid... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rugby, United Kingdom
Tea with a view

Kanda house was our favourite Gassho house in Shirakawago. Entry was 300 yen. I loved the tea they... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Jemma P
Melbourne, Australia
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  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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796 Ogimachi, Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
+81 5769-6-1072
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This house shows the living quarters on the ground floor and the (3 or 4?) upper floors are laid out as a workshop and storerooms. Amazing use made of the space. A fascinating insight.

Thank Bobcat605
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Kanda house was our favourite Gassho house in Shirakawago. Entry was 300 yen. I loved the tea they had on offer and enjoyed sitting on the mats watching people explore the gardens. It was amazing how large they are inside and the photos showing the...More

Thank Jemma P
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

You get in to Kanda House by paying a small fee (300 JPY) and you get a full visit of the house with a home made tea. It is fascinating to see how these people built their houses in such an efficient way that the...More

Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Cost you 300 yens to visit. Suggest you not to visit when tours were there. You had to fight for space, waiting time to climb the narrow stairs, for a glimpse out the window of the top floor, or even to take a picture. Be...More

Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Our tour guide recommended that if we were to choose just one house to visit, her recommendation would be Kanda House since Kanda-san serves tea every single day to guests coming in. So we followed her and made Kanda House our first stop. I think...More

Thank boonorbane1985
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Maybe the best time to visit is plain winter or plain summer. I was here in March and although it was nice, it is not exactly as the pictures we see. I went into this house and what is interesting is the lifestyle of the...More

Thank williefil13
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Here you are able to get inside & see how the local live for 300Yen. It was much larger than expected & a great insight of village life.

Thank QuickCatII
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I went here during the winter. The house looks so small from the outside, but actually it is so big. They have 4 floors and the first floor contains of living room and the reception. We have to pay 300yen to enter the house. Once...More

Thank Adila C
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is one of the oldest house that is available in Shirakawa-go. From the start of the tour, our guide has already asked us to drop by at this house. The house is so cool. It is a Japanese Traditional House. Inside the house, they...More

Thank adilaclevana
Reviewed 15 January 2017

you get to see this great house, a warm tea in the winter makes it even more pleasant and a video with great images of life in the town. of all the best house

Thank mdm28200
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