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In 1993, this place became one of the first sites ever designated as a World Heritage site in Japan. An extensive mountain zone of 130,000 hectares spreads out and the part with virgin beech forest is designated as a World Heritage. Without no human interference, these measureless native forests are blessed with rich flora and fauna.
Okawazoe, Kawaratai, Nishimeya-mura, Nakatsugaru, Aomori
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Trekking is recommended between June to October as it is the high season. Please be careful because many of the trekking routes may be closed in winter.
Take a bus from JR "Hirosaki-station", and get off at the bus stop " Shirakami-sanchi Visitor Center".
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