Sotetsu Colony


Natural Sotetsu (Cycus revoluta) grows only in a certain part of China, Amami Oshima, and Okinawa. The plants have long served as boundaries of the land properties and windproof walls and is now adored as decorative plants. When people lacked food in the older times, its fruits and trunks saved them from starvation. Nari-miso (Miso with the fruits) remains people's favorite as a part of the Amami local cuisine.

Spot Information

【Adress】1732 Akaogi, Tatsugo, Oshima, Kagoshima, Japan

【Phone Number】+81 (0)997-62-3111 (Tatsugo Town)

【Transportation】Approx. 30 minute drive from Amami Airport.