The World Heritage Shirakawago

The World Heritage Shirakawago

Shirakawago is located in Shirakawa, Ono District, Gifu Prefecture and listed in the World Heritage.
The dwelling structure of "Gasshozukuri" transmitted for a long time remains in Shirakawago where is known as a heavy snowing area, and the residents live still in those "Gasshozukuri" houses now.

Elementary school teacher, Mr. Wada, born and grown up in "Gasshozukuri" house in Shirakawago, is working on the class for history and culture in Shirakawago. Students choose the themes and research by themselves.
Through the beautiful four seasons in Shirakawago, each student sees, feels, faces, attends and learns the warmth of those beautiful traditions.

Subcategory Documentary/Japanese Culture
Duration 55min
Episodes Special
Production Year 2003
Materials HD