Shirakawa, Gifu village in Japan. Known for being the site of Shirakawa-go traditional village showcasing a building style known as gassho-zukuri. Click through to see 25 more of the most beautiful villages in the world!
Traditional Japanese houses delight as they're swathed in snow and light
Japanese traditional wooden houses, "Gassho zukuri," are lit up in the snow-covered village of Shirakawa in Gifu prefecture, central Japan, on Jan. Gassho zukuri villages were listed as World Heritage sites by UNESCO in The village will be illum
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