Yakushima Island Info
Yakushima Island Tips By Travelers and Locals
It's a Yaku-sugi cedar named Wilson stump. I could enter the inside and it looks heart shape seen up the sky from a certain angle.
Shirataniun suikyo valley in Yakushima is a model of a popular work of Studio Ghibli 'Princess Mononoke'. The moss grown forest is wrapped in a mysterious atmosphere.
On the way to famous Jomon cedar, there are many trees over 2000 years old and you can touch its power of life even. Jomon cedar is most famous but there are many other spots to see like Daio cedar and Meoto Cedar.
To go to Jomon-sugi cedar, it'll be a one way distance of five hours walk, more than a half way is on such a trolley road. I think the trolley road itself is beautiful scenery you cannot see except Yakusima.