What is Gassho-zukuri? Descriptions and detail links

 What is Gassho-zukuri? Gassho-zukuri is a house built of wooden beams combined to form a steep thatched roof that resembles two hands together. You can see houses such as these in other parts of the country. In Shirakawa, they are called ‘’Kiritsuma-Gassho-zukuri,’’ and the roof can be looked triangular just like a standing book open. … More What is Gassho-zukuri? Descriptions and detail links