is one of villages in Japan
situated some 30 km south-west of Hirosaki
and 710 km from Tokyo
. According to the latest census, the population of Kawaharatai is about 140 people. People mostly visit Kawaharatai to see its mountains.
The nearest airport Odate Noshiro Airport (IATA: ONJ) is about 60 km away.
The most popular tourist attractions in Kawaharatai
Shirakami-Sanchi (白神山地, lit. White god mountain area) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northern Honshū, Japan. This mountainous, unspoiled expanse of virgin forest straddles both Akita and Aomori Prefectures. Of the entire 1, 300 km², a tract covering 169. 7 km² was included in the list of World Heritage Sites in 1993. Siebold's beech trees make up a large portion of the forest.
Have you seen everything in Kawaharatai already? Let's have a look on the surroundings. Are you fancy to travel around a bit? Here is our list:
To understand Kawaharatai better you can also take a look at the gallery.