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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I only spent one night at Furusato and was very pleasantly surprised. The lodging was kept warm and our rooms had individual heaters in them so it was very comfortable for sleeping at night despite the temperatures getting down quite low overnight. I had been...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I love Ogimachi Village! I tried to book for an overnight stay for months and it has been difficult! Luckily, Furusato gassho accepted us! It’s very very traditional- paper door, tatami mat and thick warm futon! Didn’t feel cold at all even though it was...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This enchanting original gassho style farmhouse was a real experience - paper walls between the rooms and all the ingredients of rural traditional Japanese country life made this an unforgettable experience and one that I would recommend. Our hostess spoke english and was so thoughtful...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Spent a night in Furusato in July. I tried booking other Minshuku through fax but had no luck, fortunately the Shirakawago Information Center managed to hold this place for us and we managed to stay here for a night. No air con was available in...More

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

If you want to check out rural Japan, this town is a must. Furusato was a really nice place to stay. It was cozy, clean and comfortable. The only thing was that you can hear people snore throughout the night and bathroom is shared, but...More

Thank Lara G
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Japan > Chubu > Gifu Prefecture > Ono-gun > Shirakawa-mura
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23 November 2017|
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Response from Nicole C | Reviewed this property |
It's around 10 minutes walk to bottom of the observation tower. It's a small town so it's pretty easy to get to different spots.
Steven B
22 September 2016|
Response from travelmomABC | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I booked through a travel agent, but if you google Shirakawa go, and open the link to the japan-guide website, there are some useful links there. Good luck!
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