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Aside from its pristine beaches and mangrove forests, Amami Oshima is home to an array of other features that make it an interesting place to visit. One such feature is the island's flora, which includes giant ferns that contribute to Amami Oshima's jungle-like appearance. There are various elevated observation points on the island that afford great views of the surrounding lush landscape.

Although some are accessible by the island's bus network, the easiest way to get to Amami Oshima's attractions is by rental car. Below is a list of some more of the island's attractions:

Attractions in Northern Amami

Kasarizaki Lighthouse

Hours: Always open (interior closed to the public)
Admission: Free

Ayamaru Cape Park

Hours: Always open
Admission: Free

Saigo Takamori Museum

Hours: 10:00 to 16:30 (a few irregular closing days)
Admission: 200 yen
English: None

Attractions in Central Amami

Downtown Amami City

Attractions in Southern Amami

Yuidake and Kochiyama

Honohoshi Coast

Getting there and around