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Sarukawa Banyan Tree

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This Sarukawa Banyan tree is one of the many unique trees of universal natural value on Yakushima. Located in the middle of a thick, subtropical jungle, the stunning tree is more than 100 years old. Its roots and branches stretch over an area of about 100sqm. Though only about five minutes’ walk from a parking lot, the area around the Sarukawa Banyan tree is quiet, allowing visitors to drink in the tranquil environment, which is overflowing with life.

Basic Information

  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Prayer Room
  • Barrier-free Facility
  • Rest Room
  • Parking
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DirectionsFrom Yakushima Airport, take the Tanegashima Yakushima Kotsu bus towards Kurio for about 50 minutes and get off at the Shochugawa Bus Stop. The tree is a 10-minute walk from there.
Address 鹿児島県熊毛郡屋久島町樋ノ口   Directions

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