World Heritage / Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama

Criteria: (iv) (v) | Date of Inscription: 1995 | Location: Gifu and Toyama Prefectures | Justification for Inscription

UNESCO

Events

Taue Matsuri (Rice-planting festival)
Taue Matsuri (Rice-planting festival)
Doburoku Matsuri (Crude home-brewed sake festival)
Doburoku Matsuri (Crude home-brewed sake festival)
Spring
Re-thatching of gassho-zukuri houses
Early April

Taue Matsuri (Rice-planting festival)
Early May
Summer
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Autumn
Doburoku Matsuri (Crude home-brewed sake festival)
September 25th and 26th / October 10th / from October 14th to the 19th
Winter
Harukoma
New Year's Day

Hatsuuma / Gassho-zukuri illumination
From January to February

Katteko Matsuri
Late February

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