YAKUSHIMA ATTRACTIONS: THE NORTH EAST

The North East of Yakushima covers the area from Isso around to Anbo and includes the airport area and Miyanoura. There are lots of things to do and here is a selection.

SHITOKO GAJUMARU BANYAN PARK

Location: Shitoko (See Google maps)

A small park full of banyan trees which have distinctive hanging roots.
Shitoko Gajumaru Banyan Park, Yakushima
Shitoko Gajumaru Banyan Park, Yakushima


YAKUSHIMA COMPREHENSIVE NATURE PARK

Location: Miyanoura (See Google maps)

Have a dip in the crystal clear water or spot the odd monkey in the trees on the opposite bank, bring a picnic and chill.

Miyanoura Recreational Park
The riverside at Miyanoura Recreational Park

YAKUSHIMA ENVIRONMENTAL CULTURE VILLAGE CENTER

Location: Miyanoura (See Google maps)


A small museum and information center with a cinema showing an interesting documentary about the nature of the island.

Yakushima Environmental Culture Village Center
Yakushima Environmental Culture Village Center

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