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Gero Onsen Gassho Village, Gero

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Learn about local history and artistic heritage at Gero Onsen Gassho Village, a traditional village which serves as an open-air museum. Explore the site's thatched houses and witness how the farmers used to live in the old times. You can also see a shadow play performance or join a workshop to learn how to make Japanese folk art. The village offers fun activities for the whole family, and if you get hungry, you can grab a bite at an onsite restaurant. Discover how to plan a Gero trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • When you get inside, you can see the familiar thatched roof. You can watch the introduction of Hezhang Village. In addition to the facilities of the slide, there are also art performances. Going...  more »
  • This is an open air museum of old houses in Japan moved to this location. What I like about this place is that they try to make it "living" by having people doing handicraft and small restaurants...  more »
  • I had an amazing experience, the volunteers and people working were extremely nice. The Shimasen show was my first experience with the instrument, and I am in love with it now. And the artists were so nice too. The man making traditional shoes at one of the houses makes amazing miniature shoes that blew my mind, and the artist that teaches how to make ceramics at the workshop is a true master. I even loved the view on my way here.
  • Nice place to see the old style farm houses if you don't have time to go all the way up to Shirakawago. The little restaurant in the park also sells some nice typical Japanese desserts and fresh juices! Nice experience.
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