Yakusugi Museum

Ōsumi Islands

In a forested spot with sea views, the Yakusugi Museum has informative, beautifully designed exhibits about yakusugi and the history of the islanders' relationship to these magnificent trees. The museum offers an excellent audio guide in English. It's conveniently located on the road leading up to Yakusugi Land. Two daily buses run to and from Miyanoura (¥960, 80 minutes, March to November).

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