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Vacation rentals in Shirakawa, Ono District

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Popular amenities for Shirakawa, Ono District vacation rentals

Stay near Shirakawa, Ono District's top sights

Shirakawa-go no Yu19 locals recommend
Shirakawa-go Tourist Association4 locals recommend
Shirakawa Village Hall6 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Shirakawa, Ono District

  • Total rentals

    10 properties

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $20 before taxes and fees

  • Total number of reviews

    240 reviews

  • Wifi availability

    10 properties include access to wifi

  • Popular amenities

    Kitchen, Wifi, and Pool

  • Local attractions

    Shirakawa go no Yu, Ogimachi Castle Observation Deck, and Shirakawago Three Houses

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Shirakawa, Ono District?

    Shirakawa experiences four distinct seasons. Summers are warm with temperatures around 80°F (27°C), while winters are cold, often dipping below 32°F (0°C), making it a prime spot for snow-related activities. Autumn and spring are mild, perfect for exploring the outdoor attractions.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Shirakawa, Ono District?

    In Shirakawa, you can stroll around the historic village, explore traditional thatched-roof houses, and learn about local heritage at the Open Air Museum. Nature enthusiasts might enjoy hiking in the surrounding mountains, while winter brings opportunities for snowshoeing.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Shirakawa, Ono District?

    Late winter and early spring are popular times to visit Shirakawa. The Doburoku Festival in October, where visitors can join locals in celebrating the harvest season, is a significant local event. Winter illuminations, which light up the snowy landscape, also attract many visitors.

  • What are the best places to stay in Shirakawa, Ono District?

    Visitors often stay in the heart of the historic village, where a variety of accommodations are available, including traditional guest houses known as ryokans. Staying near the Shirakawa-go bus terminal also provides easy access to transportation.

  • What are the best places to visit in Shirakawa, Ono District?

    The historic village of Shirakawa-go, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is frequently visited. The Open Air Museum, showcasing traditional gassho-style houses, is another popular destination. The scenic viewpoint of Shiroyama provides a beautiful panoramic view of the area.

  • What are some hiking trails in Shirakawa, Ono District?

    Hiking enthusiasts can explore trails around the Shirakawa-go area, including the Shiroyama Viewpoint Trail. Nature lovers might also appreciate the paths along the Sho River, offering serene views of the river and surrounding landscape.

  • What are some family activities to do in Shirakawa, Ono District?

    Families in Shirakawa can explore the Open Air Museum, engage in craft workshops, or take a leisurely stroll around the historic village. During winter, children and adults alike can enjoy snowshoeing or building snow sculptures.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Shirakawa, Ono District?

    A day trip to the nearby city of Takayama, about 50 miles (80 km) away, is often recommended. It boasts historic streets, museums, and markets. Another option is a visit to Kanazawa, approximately 64 miles (103 km) away, known for its beautiful Kenrokuen Garden and well-preserved samurai district.

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