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Shirakawa is a village located in the northwest part of Ōno District, Gifu, in Gifu prefecture, Japan. It is best known for being the site of Shirakawa-gō a small, traditional village showcasing a style of buildings called gasshō-zukuri.


The village is located near Takayama, in Gifu. Together with Gokayama in Nanto, Toyama, it is one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.

In that time in some places of Japan there was typhoon Chaba (International Designation: 1014, JTWC designation: 16W, PAGASA Name: Katring), the first typhoon to impact Japan since Typhoon Melor in October 2009. Chaba means Hibiscus in Thai. Luckily, I was not there but the day were cloudy and with quite heavy rainfall. The sky is here uninteresting.

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