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Diosugi, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho

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Where to stay in Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho

Popular among Japanese tourists, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho offers a variety of places to stay, ranging from budget lodgings to exclusive hotels. Dozens of hotels are equally distributed along the southern, eastern, and northern shores of the island, with a few deluxe options overlooking Tanegashima Straits. Camping is forbidden, but backpackers can find several small huts free of charge along the island's trails. Otherwise, you can stay in budget-oriented dormitories and private rooms on the island. You can also rent a self-catering cottage, ideal for a budget family stay.
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  • This cedar was considered the oldest cedar in Yakushima until Jomon cedar was found, so it called Daio which means king. Its age was considered over 3000 years old. Its inside was hollowness due to ve...  more »
  • It is really a long way. Walk with the strong-willed. Let's go on trekking equipment. Japanese cedar is stately,, is the yakusugi Cedar though invisible to the Cedar.
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  • It is located on the way to the Jomon sugi cedar. 'S weight from the Jomon cedar, but radiocarbon dating method of measurement, Jomon sugi live longer than seems to be is. It is asserted just Cedar on Yakushima Island, many are inside the stem cavity and the cavity's measurement cannot be so, so not necessarily older than Jomon sugi.
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