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Yaeyama-yashi of Yonehara

Address: Fukai, Ishigaki 907-0451 , Okinawa Prefecture
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Ranked #17 of 61 things to do in Ishigaki
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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神戸
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117 reviews 117 reviews
66 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

午前中に空港到着した後、玉取崎展望台、平久保崎灯台へドライブし、川平湾へ南下する道すがらに立ち寄りました。特段説明してくれる人がいないのですが、観光タクシーで回っている人達と一緒になったので、ヤエヤマヤシがどういう特徴があるのかと言ったことを聴きながら観光できてラッキーでした。茶店で搾りたてのサトウキビジュースとマンゴーを用いたジュースをいただきましたが、フレッシュで美味しかったです。

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Yaeyama-yashi (Satakentia) is a palm tree and endemic in Ishigaki Island and Iriomote Island. In Yaeyama-yashi forest of Yonehara designated as a natural treasure, there are many tall palm trees. We visited there in the morning seeking for calm and quiet forest. No other sightseer was there. Walking and taking pictures in the palm forest is very interesting. The car... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Having missed our bus back to Ishigaki City from Yonehara Beach, we stumbled on this attraction totally by accident, but I'm glad we did! There is a board walk through the jungle to a grove of incredibly tall palm trees that are unique to the island. We also saw massive banyan trees and even a huge bat! At the start... More 

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Orange, Australia
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191 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

It is a good idea to stop by the palm tree forest on your way to/from Kabira Bay. The walk from the parking is short and comfortable and, at the end of the walk, there is a small palm tree forest. There are a souvenir shop, restaurant and small museum nearby.

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