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This Abandoned Forest In Japan May Look Amazing But Hides Breathtaking Secrets

Aokigahara, the forest beautiful lies at the base of mount Fuji. It hides a secret. It is called The Sea of Trees is a wondrous forest with no wildlife. It is not just famous for its scenic beauty and mist locked views but there is something else.

It is also called The Suicide Forest, more than 100 people commit suicide here every year. The reason is still unknown. Let us have a look.

This Abandoned Forest In Japan May Look Amazing But Hides Breathtaking Secrets

This Abandoned Forest In Japan May Look Amazing But Hides Breathtaking Secrets

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Aokigahara- The Suicide Forest

Aokigahara- The Suicide Forest

The forest lies on the north-west base of Mt. Fuji

The forest lies on the north-west base of Mt. Fuji

This is how the forest looks. The sunlight creates a translucent cover in the mist.

This is how the forest looks. The sunlight creates a translucent cover in the mist.

The beautiful forest of Aokigahara

The beautiful forest of Aokigahara

More than 100 sucides a year.

More than 100 sucides a year.

No one knows as to why the suicides started....

No one knows as to why the suicides started....

Though some say that the 1960 novel Kuroi Jukai started the trend.

Though some say that the 1960 novel Kuroi Jukai started the trend.

There is a path designated for the tourists of the forest....

There is a path designated for the tourists of the forest....

If you wander off the path designated- this is what you will see.

If you wander off the path designated- this is what you will see.

Since the 1970's the local government has conducted annual sweeps, so that the remains can be cleaned.

Since the 1970's the local government has conducted annual sweeps, so that the remains can be cleaned.

But, the problem is that the forests are too thick. It is impossible to clean each and every part.

But, the problem is that the forests are too thick. It is impossible to clean each and every part.

The most common way of committing suicide is by drug overdose.

The most common way of committing suicide is by drug overdose.

Shoes of the people who never came back.

Shoes of the people who never came back.

A Buddhist priest offering prayers to number of people who never came out of the forest.

A Buddhist priest offering prayers to number of people who never came out of the forest.

A neck tie noose hangs.

A neck tie noose hangs.

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