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Wilson Stump, Yakushima-cho

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Head into Wilson Stump to take advantage of excellent photography opportunities from inside a heart-shaped tree stump. Here you step inside an old cedar tree and point your camera upwards to get a shot of the jungle canopy with a naturally made heart-shaped border. As you tour the local area, get a feel for the forest and take in the peaceful atmosphere. This attraction is located on the trail toward to the Jomon cedar tree, and is best visited on your way back to avoid the crowds. For Wilson Stump and beyond, use our Yakushima-cho trip planner to get the most from your Yakushima-cho vacation.
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  • The huge stump on the route of The Arakawa Trail. Good to take look inside/outside. Tour guides tell the angle to capture the heart to the sky. It's fun, too. The area near this stump is a place to....  more »
  • We stopped here on our way to Jomonsugi. The stump is larger than we thought and has a small shrine inside of it. Very peaceful, beautiful place to rest or meditate for a bit.  more »

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