35 UNZEN

2013.9.25

Natural Treasure ~ Autumn Leaves in UNZEN ~

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Fall season in UNZEN where flamingly bright autumn leaves taint mountains. It is told that there are more than 120 species of turning color plants and broad-leaved forest expanding over the FUGENDAKE-Mountain, 1,359m elevation, has been assigned as a national natural treasure. A little after the autumn leave season, yellow flowers of crested leopard come into bloom. And climbing up from the parking lot of NITA Mountain Path to MYOKENDAKE Mountain is capable by ropeway and aerial walk is enjoyable while looking down wide scenery spreading below your eyes from 1,300m elevation.

Best Period: Mid-October through Mid-November 
Location: NITA Mountain Path (About 30 minutes from Kyukamura UNZEN by car) 

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天然記念物 ~ 雲仙の紅葉~
燃えるように鮮やかな紅葉が山々を染め尽くす雲仙の秋。紅葉する植物は120種類以上と言われ、標高1,359mの普賢岳に広がる広葉樹林は、国の天然記念物に指定されています。モミジの後には、やや時季をずらして、ツワブキの黄色い花が咲き始めます。また、仁田峠の駐車場から妙見岳まで、ロープウェイで登ることができ、標高1,300mの上空から眼下に広がる広大な景色を眺めながら、空中散歩が楽しめます。

見頃:10月中旬~11月中旬
場所:仁田峠(休暇村雲仙から車で約30分)