Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley, Yakushima-cho

A luscious forest with a network of trails suitable for all abilities, Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley remains accessible yet wild and remote in spirit, containing the majority of the island's ancient cedar trees. Uncover the magical sight of "Moss Forest," where everything is touched by an emerald green hue. Paths are clearly marked in English and numerous trails offer hikes that take between 30 minutes and 5 hours. Wear appropriate footwear, and keep in mind that the trails here vary from ancient paths of the Edo Period, to the paved walkways of the 21st century. Use our Yakushima-cho online attractions planner to arrange your visit to Shiratani Unsuikyo Valley and other attractions in Yakushima-cho.
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  • A lifetime of people to come once, air is very fresh, along the route there are a lot of mountains, the shadow is Amber, hand shadow can be, life is difficult to see the scenery can not be beautiful
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  • Or her wanted to taste the atmosphere of the dense forest is I Barre did. It is so easy to walk in, sushi is very nice!. Very uncrowded trails too, enjoy nature, and encounter deer, pleasant gentleman.
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