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Tenshukakau Observatory Reviews
We stopped here when we first arrived in Shirakawa-go and were impressed by the lovely view of the town and the mountains and river. It gives a bit of an orientation and we really enjoyed the restaura... more »
世界遺産、合掌造りの中心地白川郷へやっ て来たが、ここは近年秘境ムード一切無し。 集落内は一切車進入禁止に、何より人が多 すぎて観光で寄る気にもならないが、唯一 寄ってみたいのは、天守閣展望台なる白川 郷の集落が一望出来る展望台。 地図 ここには20余台駐車出来る無料駐車場が併 設されているのを知っていた。そうここは よくガイドブックや絵はがき、ネットで見 るあの光景が見られます。 山間の小さな荻... more »I went to Shirakawa-go, a world heritage site, the center of the palm-building, but there is no secret mood here in recent years. In the village, there are no cars allowed to enter the village, but above all there are too many people to come by for sightseeing, but the only thing I want to see is the observatory where you can see the village of Shirakawa-go, which is the castle tower observatory. Map I knew there was a free parking lot where more than 20 cars could be parked. So here you can often see guidebooks, postcards, and the sight you see on the internet. You can take a panoramic view of ogimachi, a small mountain, from here. If you turn the angle up a little, you will see the snow yai of Hakusan and the palm construction together. While saying that I hate it at the beginning of the sentence, I'd like to see it "light up" and "fire discharge scene" one day.
Nice place to capture scenery of the whole Shirakawa-go. Didn't get to spend too much time there due to other schedules. Shop was full of tourists so didn't go in. The professional photographer was very good, if you bring own camera, would be lucky to get great shots on top of the optional 1500 yen per printed photo. We got these nice shots of the trees and berries too.
I visited here on winter, and the view from the observatory was incredible. There is a staff that can help take your photo, and if you like it you can buy the printed photo with the card that sort of shaped like a frame. You can walk or take a shuttle bus to get here. Shuttle bus cost ¥200 one way.
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