Part 1: The Beauty of Yakushima Island

Part 1: The Beauty of Yakushima Island

Find out more about this hidden gem that is Yakushima Island! Full of natural beauty, outdoor activities, and peaceful environment, you'll be dying to go!

mononoke forest, yakushima island, japan along the kusugawa trail

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Mononoke forest, Yakushima island by Casey Yee. Along the Kusugawa trail. This is the forest that inspired Ghibli studio's Princess Mononoke.

Forest of Heart Mark - Yakushima, Kagoshima, Japan

Forest of Heart Mark - Yakushima, Kagoshima, Japan- by Cris Figueired♥

shiratani unsuikyo, yakushima, kagoshima, japan -- #asia #bridge #forested

Beautiful Shiratani unsuikyo forest (possibly the most difficult to pronounce name in the Japanese language). Part of the world heritage forest on remote Yakushima island, apparently Miyazaki's film Princess Mononoke was inspired by this location.

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Sit in this magical place feeling the filtered sun on your face. The only sounds are that of peace, the sound of birdsong, the sound of water moving over stones, the quiet rustling of the leaves.

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