Shirakami-sanchi

 
 
 
Address

Happocho・Fujisatomachi・Aomori:Fukauramachi・Ajigasawamachi・Nishimeyamura

Access 40 minutes drive from Hachimori Station (Futatsui-guchi) 90 minutes drive from Futatsui Station (Kodake-guchi)
Outline Shirakami-Sanchi straddles Aomori and Akita prefectures. The global importance of its vast primeval Siebold's beech forest and ecosystem were recognized in December 1993 when it was registered by UNESCO as japan's first ever natural heritage site. Not just Japan but the entire world declared to preserve Shirakami-sanchi in perpetuity.
Inquiries Happocho Industries Development Department TEL 0185-76-4605  Fujisatomachi Commerce, Industry and Tourism Department TEL 0185-79-2115
URL http://www.akitashirakami.jp/