The village of Ogimachi, Shirakawa-mura, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

The village of Ogimachi, Shirakawa-mura, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Shirakawa (白川村 Shirakawa-mura)  is a village located in Ōno District, 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.