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Yakushima-cho

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A popular destination for Japanese tourists, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho is a true paradise for nature lovers, with over 1,900 species and subspecies of plants. UNESCO-protected areas of primeval temperate forests abounding with Yakushima cedar trees offer a memorable adventure in a photogenic jungle setting. Taking a scenic hike to reach waterfalls amidst lush greenery forms an essential part of any vacation in Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho, with the island's natural wonders further detailed in a local museum. The mountainous island, which can be reached on an exciting hydrofoil trip, offers local specialty dishes made from flying fish and special oranges unique to the area. Yakushima-cho is in Kumage-gun. When using our Japan road trip planner to make an itinerary online, Yakushima-cho holidays come together around your tastes, interests, and requirements, with us taking care of the logistics.
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