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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. Our Japan trip itinerary planning app combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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