Tawara Wetland in Spring(Tawara-shitchi-no Haru)


When spring arrives, plants in the wetland begin to grow.

The Tawara Wetland in Kushimoto Town has been selected as one of the “500 Important Wetlands in Japan”; it is confirmed that just counting the species of higher plants, there are as many as 260 species in this wetland. When you see the willows surrounding the wetland start sprouting, it is a sign that spring has come. Your eyes will be drawn to the light green colors of these willows that stand out vividly behind the withered grass.


Tawara, Kushimoto Town
Season / Time zone
Spring(March) / Daytime
Weather conditions
Sunny Cloudy
Frequency of appearance
According to seasons


20 minutes’ walk from JR Kii-Tahara Station

Recommended spot

JR Koza Station > JR Kii-Uragami Station (Shimizu-toge Pass Trail)