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Address: Ono-gun, Shirakawa-mura, Gifu Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 5769-6-1009

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A beautiful setting . . .

Another example of the gassho-zukuri style of house building in the unspoiled village of Ogimachi which is so worth a visit!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 June 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Myozenji is the biggest Gasho construction in the village. From the second floor, you can take a nice view of the village.

Thank Kimitaka S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Another example of the gassho-zukuri style of house building in the unspoiled village of Ogimachi which is so worth a visit!

Thank Douglas552
Takayama, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

The structure of the house itself was worth visiting, but comparing with neighboring gassho-style houses such as kanda house, people here are not friendly at all, and seemed not welcoming the guests very much...

Thank Junichi38
Covina, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2013

This must be one of the most unusual Shin Buddhist temples in Japan or anywhere in the world. It belongs to the Higashi Honganji (Jodo Shinshu) school.

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