World Heritage Bus

  • The UNESCO World Heritage Site Gokayama Historic Village of Gassho-style Houses

The World Heritage Bus is a great way of getting to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Gokayama Historic Village of Gassho-style Houses at a reasonable price. A one-way ticket from JR Shin-Takaoka Station to Gokayama costs 1,200yen. The hop-on hop-off pass costs 2,500yen.

You might be able to feel people’s life style in the countryside because The local residents in this area also use this bus. Try to say“ Konnichiwa( Hello) ” in Japanese!




  • The Irori ! (the Japanese traditional sunken hearth)

  • The Kokiriko Dance with the oldest folk song in Japan

  • Japanese Weaving Studio(Johana Oriyakata)

World Heritage Bus

Event date 2018/04/01~2019/03/31
TEL 0766-21-0950 (Kaetsuno Bus Ticket Center)
Trading hours Kaetsuno Bus Ticket Center
(Mon - Fri) 7:30 - 18:30
(Weekends and holidays) 9:00 - 18:00
The discounted on-and-off round trip ticket must be bought in advance at the Kaetsuno Bus Ticket Center or inside of the bus
Access Takaoka Station / Manyo Line Takaoka Station
Takaoka Station (Kurun Takaoka 1st floor meeting room)
Official URL http://www.kaetsunou.co.jp/regular/sekaiisan/
Remarks *HP:Only available in Japanese text.
*This bus is operated by a driver only; there is no tour guide.
*Illustrated Map of World Heritage site GOKAYAMA can be found in the PDF below.
http://www.gokayama-info.jp/en/map/map_of_gokayama.pdf
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