Subtropical Plant Paradise Yubujima Island, Yubu-jima Taketomi-cho
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A thick natural growth of some 40,000 coconut and other subtropical trees, as well as 30 varieties of hibiscus, make Subtropical Plant Paradise Yubujima Island a true island garden. With a circumference of only 2.15 km (1.3 mi) and an elevation 1.5 m (4 ft) above the sea, the island features guava, papaya, and mangrove trees that attract tourists from across the world. For the best way to get around the island, take the water buffalo taxi, a memorable ride on a buffalo cart. Besides the flower gardens, highlights include a butterfly garden, a collection of shells on display, and a restaurant offering noodle soups and curry dishes. Yubu Island lies some 400 m (1,350 ft) from Oriomote Island. For Subtropical Plant Paradise Yubujima Island and beyond, use our Yubu-jima Taketomi-cho travel itinerary planner to get the most from your Yubu-jima Taketomi-cho vacation.
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  • If you just come here to take the water buffalo ride, look at the water buffalo in their pen, and shop/eat at the very overpriced store, it's going to get tiresome very quickly. We walked around the i...  more »
  • A place where yubu island was originally uninhabited, but malaria is prevalent on Taketomi Island, the Islanders were evacuated temporary location so the wind is blowing for or why not the mosquitoes were evacuated. Thanks those who prevented the inhabitants took refuge in such yubu Island back to return from an uninhabited island in Taketomi Island, seems as was maintained in the Park. It is also a place of escapism in Taketomi island and on the coast.
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  • In the Tropical Botanical Garden "have a banana or Mango tropical and subtropical trees, grass and flowers, have the hustle and bustle, but than it [buffalo shed (? )], A pond. Location of course born and bred Buffalo for the first time I saw it. Location on a trip not to be missed.
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