Shirakawa (白川村, Shirakawa-mura) is a village located in Ōno District, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. It is best known for being the site of Shirakawa-gō, a small, traditional village showcasing a building style known as gasshō-zukuri. Together with Gokayama in Nanto, Toyama, it is one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.
As of 1 January 2019, the village had an estimated population of 1,630 in 588 households and a population density of 4.6 persons per km2. The total area of the village was 356.55 km2 (137.66 sq mi).
|Takayama Shōwa-kan Museum||2019||35.4km||site_ao|
|Japanese Teddy Bear Museum||2017||34.1km||site_ao|
|A Traditional Japanese Village Untouched By Time||2018||1.2km||site_ao|
|Visit a Factory in the Epicenter of Japan’s Food Replica Industry||2017||58.3km||site_ao|
|Drive Through a 66-Foot Wall of Snow in Japan||2018||70.7km||site_ao|
|Ishikawa Cultural Center (today: Hondanomori Hall)||38.2km||site_brutalism|
|Ohgigaoka Campus, Kanazawa Institute of Technology||1967||37.7km||site_brutalism|
|Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama||1995||14.4km||site_whs|
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