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Shirakami-Sanchi covers both Aomori and Akita prefectures. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to some of the unique flora and fauna of Japan.



Kawaratai, Nishimeya, Nakatsugaru District, Aomori 036-1424 (Map) (Directions)


9:00 - 16:30 Open Now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 9:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 9:00 - 16:30
Thursday 9:00 - 16:30
Friday 9:00 - 16:30
Saturday 9:00 - 16:30
Sunday 9:00 - 16:30
Holidays 9:00 - 16:30


Free entry


What's unique

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site


The best access point for your travels to Shirakami-Sanchi will be to begin at Hirosaki Station and use a rental car to gain access to the areas you wish to visit. This is due to the large size of the forest and the lack of public transportation in the area.

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