Shirakawa, Japan * The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama are one of Japan's UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The site is located in the Shogawa river valley stretching across the border of Gifu and Toyama Prefectures in central Japan.
Winter snow laden tree with red berries Shirakawago, Gifu, Japan by Martin Bailey. DESCRIPTION "Persimmon tree still with fruit in mid-winter. Shot at the Unesco registered town of Shirakawago in Gifu Prefecture.