We traveled from Nagano to Gifu. 3 :  Shirakawa-go(village) 2

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Wada’s house    

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I introduce the inside of the architecture with A-frame, the four seasons and the living of the mountain village.




four seasons

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A:  A rice planting in spring. It is reproducing old work.

B: A harvest of rice has finished, so it become a good time to see autumn leaves. We see Hakusan Mountains to the right side back.

C: being buried in snow in winter, people shut themselves up in their house.

D:  All villagers must put on a new roof of about two houses with some kind of grass together every year.


I observed the Wada’s house.    

This family served as a village mayor at Edo Period, and prospered by business of gun smoke.

The gun smoke that is materials of gunpowder was produced by fermenting some kind of grass under a floor.


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