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Journey to the charming town of Gokayama, an UNESCO World Heritage site known for its beautiful gassho-zukuri houses. Gokayama is a beautiful mountain settlement known for its historic houses. Many of the homes are inhabited to this day and utilize traditional architectural elements to keep the snow from piling on the roof. Stroll the quaint mountain village and have your camera ready to photograph the beautiful architecture. Then, enjoy a Japanese paper-making workshop. The fine art of Japanese paper-making is considered an important aspect of Japan's intangible cultural heritage. Create your own Washi paper and learn time-honored paper-making traditions from a local artisan. Keep your paper creation as a unique souvenir of your visit.
Visit the charming UNESCO World Heritage mountain village of Gokayama.
Admire the charming gassho-zukuri houses, many of which are inhabited to this day.
Learn how to make Japanese paper during a paper-making workshop in the village.
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KeyCard and photo identification
What to WearShow
Hat and sunglasses
Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
Medical equipment can be brought on the coach if it is small enough and does not require electric power supply.
Blind or hearing-impaired guests should be accompanied by an able-bodied passenger.
Guests who are diabetic should provide notice.
Guests must be able to walk approximately 1030 yards over flat and gravel surfaces and negotiate approximately 30 steps.
Coach cannot accommodate electric scooters. Only folding wheelchairs can be accommodated.
Coach does not have a lift. Guests must negotiate several steps to enter and exit the coach.
Tour sequence may vary.
Location Kanazawa, Japan
Tour Code E44L
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