Taikoiwa, Yakushima-cho

Feel on top of the world by climbing to Taikoiwa, the final destination of a steep hiking route that takes approximately half a day and should be undertaken with the help of a guide. Wear good hiking shoes and clothing suitable for forests--and don't forget to bring lots of drinking water and a camera (or binoculars). Using our custom trip planner, Yakushima-cho attractions like Taikoiwa can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is the rocky view point at the end of Shiratani Unsuikyo Trail. It's not that hard to reach and has a great view.  more »
  • We went there spring time. Usually, there is a rainy season but at the time it was really nice weather. Some people say that rain with this forest is real Yakushima forest scenery but Sunny day also.....  more »
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