Shirakami Sanchi is a collective term for a mountainous area containing an 8,000-year-old beech forest in Tohoku region of Japan. It was registered as Japan’s first World Natural Heritage. This untouched virgin forest is the perfect place to connect with nature.
Things to Do
Play with Akita Dogs!
5-km Canoeing at the foot of Shirakami Sanchi
Craft wool accessories at Chiku Chiku House!
Enjoy pottery in the countryside!
Farm Stays in Fujisato Town
Make Tofu With a Pro!
Pick junsai, Japan’s strangest gourmet ingredient!
Kimono Experience at Kaneyu
Shirakami Sanchi Secret Forest Tour and Onsen Soak!
Hiking in Shirakami Sanchi
Noshiro Nebunagashi Festival
Sandcraft in Mitane Festival
Tenku no Fuyajo Festival
Trekking the Beech Tree Forests
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