How to go to SHIRAKAWA-GO from Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Kyoto and Takayama

Shirakawa-go is an age-old village fringed by mountains and studded with gabled gassho-style houses.¬† For a long period of time, it was cut off from the rest of the world while thriving on rearing of silkworms and cultivating mulberry trees. Shirakawa-go can be reached from Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Kyoto and Nara. But the easiest and most convenient route to Shirakawa-go …