Seasonal changes in Gifu enable visitors to enjoy the relic of old towns and the beauty of mountains in different ways. In spring and autumn, Takayama City welcomes visitors with traditional festivals. In summer, cormorant fishing on boat is available in Nagaragawa River. UNESCO World Heritage Site Shirakawago is world famous for its gassho-style houses. The village is particularly fantastic in winter, when it is covered with white snow. Gifu also has good hot springs such as Okuhida and Gero.