Overnight Trip to Gifu and Kanazawa Part 2

Took a while to make this post, but from here let’s continue on shall we?

This is a photo heavy post, so get ready!

For this part of the trip, we were headed to Shirakawa-go Village. It is a world cultural heritage site. The wiki can explain in FAR more detail than I can, so definitely check it out! And possibly listen to this video as a narration of the blog post as well.

The time we visited couldn’t have been more perfect, as the sun slowly set over the horizon, it made for beautiful photos view o the scenery. I could have just stood for hours and taken photos and enjoyed the peace and quiet. But alas, I was on a culture trip, so we had to move along faster than I would have liked. It was just the right temperature here as well. Not to hot, not too cold. Fall in Japan really is one of the best seasons to visit.
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The next stop was the Kenrokuen Garden. Which supposedly has perfect balance. I can believe it, as this was another location I would have liked to have spent more time in. It was so beautiful, I couldn’t believe a man made garden such as this exists. I will let the photos do the talking, as well as the video I posted above. I am a little embarrassed to admit it, but I wasn’t really listening to the tour guide at all, because I wanted to take in the park through my own eyes.

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If you have any questions let me know! I would love to answer them in the comments!

Be Brave,


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