Shirakami-Sanchi

World Heritage property

World Heritage property Shirakami-Sanchi is the general term for a mountainous region with elevations from approximately 200 m to 1,250 m that straddles the prefectural border between the southwestern part of Aomori Prefecture and the northwestern part of Akita Prefecture. The World Heritage property is an area of approximately 17,000 ha situated in the central part of Shirakami-Sanchi in which the immense beech forest has been remained in primeval state.

World Heritage property Shirakami-Sanchi World Heritage Conservation Center (Nishimeya-kan) Shirakami-Sanchi Visitor Center Mini Shirakami Kuromori-kan (Hall) Tsugaru Pass Kurokumanotaki Waterfall Juniko Lakes Juniko Eco-Museum Center 'Kokyokan' Mt. Shirakami-dake Mt. Futatsumori Anmonnotaki Waterfalls Shirakami-Sanchi World Heritage Conservation Center (Fujisato-kan) Dakedai Education Forest Beech forest Golden eagle Black woodpecker Japanese black bear Sibataniozephyrus fujisanus Silene aomorensis Pseudolysimachion schmidtianum subsp. senanense var. shiragamiense

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