Toyama Prefecture × Eating Out
See Remnants of Japan’s History Through Gassho-Zukuri Architecture at the World Heritage Site of Gokayama in Toyama PrefectureRead Later
Gokayama is located in Nanto City, Toyama Prefecture, and is home to two gassho-zukuri settlements, Ainokura and Suganuma.
“Gassho-zukuri” is the name of a historically valuable and unique type of architecture with pitched roofs that are similar in shape to hands clasped in prayer. Gassho-zukuri settlements can only be found in these snowy and mountainous areas. The Gokayama Settlement and Gifu Prefecture’s Shirakawa-go were registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1995.
This event features a variety of delicious nabe to enjoy, including Toyama’s wild game local staple, “Shishi Nabe” (boar hot pot).Guests can enjoy around 17 different varieties of nabe, including old traditional nabe recipes and nabe that use an abundance of local ingredients.
Taiko performances and wind-instrument concerts are also held during the event period.