Kayanodaira Kayanodaira

Aug. Early morning

A virgin beech forest over 300 years old, referred to as the “most beautiful forest in Japan”. The two wetland areas, Kitadobu and Minamidobu, are home to precious florae. The nikkokisuge (day lilies) that bloom in Kitadobu Wetlands from mid to late July are particularly famous.

  • Address

    Kijimadaira-mura, Shimotakai, Nagano

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  • Entry fee


  • Opening Hours


  • Closed


  • Website


  • Best Season

    May, Jun., Jul., Aug., Sep., Oct., Nov.

  • Point

    There are facilities, including a lodge and a camping ground in the area. There are several trekking routes from the General Information Center to virgin beech forests, wetlands, and Mt. Kohyozan (1,747.3m).

  • Nearest Station/IC Access

    Approximately a 50-minute cab ride from the “Iiyama Station” on the JR Iiyama Line to “Kayanodaira General Information Office”. Approximately a 30-minute walk from the General Information Office.

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