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Valley of Dolls


Nogoro, the village inhabited by dolls

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There’s nothing to do, all that is bizarre, unusual, colorful, usually comes from Japan. As this village, entirely populated by rag dolls.


It’s called Nogoro (The Valley of Dolls) and located between the valleys of Shikoku, the smallest of the four main islands of Japan. Here declining birth rates and the strong migration to the big cities have completely depopulated the small village, turning it into a place without life, animated by fifty people, mostly elderly.Read More »Nogoro, the village inhabited by dolls