Found within Aso Kuju National Park, Tadewara Marshland is a prime example of an inland marsh. It became the prefecture's first location to be registered under the Ramsar Convention in 2005.
One of the widest everglades in the country, the wetland is positioned in Chojabaru on Iida Highlands 1,000 meters above sea level, as rare vegetations including peat moss flourish here.
(Source: Oita Prefecture's Official Sightseeing Information Site)
(Photo by furosky)
From Bungo-Nakamura Station (JR Kyudai Main Line)
→ Hita bus heading to Kuju Tozanguchi/Makinoto-toge (50 minutes). Accessible right away from the bus stop.
Homepage (Japanese only): http://kyushu.env.go.jp/nature/tyojyabaru/index.html