HAKUSAN TEDORIGAWA GEOPARKHAKUSAN TEDORIGAWA GEOPARK

AREAS AND SIGHT

Mountain and Snow Area

Shiramine Important Preservation District for Groups of Historic Buildings

Shiramine Jyuuyou Dentouteki Kenzoubutsu Hozonchiku

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This is a village in the upper reaches of the Tedori River and located in small river terraces between the Tedori River and the Omitsudan River. This area receives more than four meters of snowfall and sericulture (silk production) has been the main industry since long ago. A unique architectural style, with walls made of mud which can keep the indoor temperature stable, was created, thus the architecture of bygone days remains visible even now.

INFORMATION

Access
• Car:
Shiramine is accessible by car, with parking available in the center of town, near Shiramine Onsen Soyu.

Address
Shiramine, Hakusan, Ishikawa<MAP>

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