SIGHTSEEING

Ashiu ForestAshiu forest

The largest primary forest in western Japan, this is a magical place for nature lovers. With a wide variety of flora and fauna, this forest is beautiful and distinctly different in each of the four seasons. Only guided tours are allowed into the area which means that its serene atmosphere won’t be spoiled by crowds of tourists.In order to have a guided tour here you must book well in advance.

Name Ashiu Forest
Address Kyōto Nantan Miyama Ashiu
Access Approximately 20km to the east from the Route 162 intersection.
E-mail 0771770321