Aokigahara forest, Japan - Aokigahara is known as the Sea of Trees, a 35 km forest that lies at the north west base of Mount Fuji in Japan. The forest, which has a historic association with demons in Japanese mythology, is a popular place for suicides. 青木ヶ原
Aokigahara Suicide Forest - is associated with multiple demons in Japanese folklore and has driven many to commit suicide. An average of 100 people travel to Aokigahara every year to commit suicide. Legend has it that in the 19th century families would abandon their elderly relatives here when they could no longer take care of themselves. Death has haunted the forest for more than 200 years.
Suicide Forest, Aokigahara Japan. Aokigahara Forest is known for two things in Japan: breathtaking views of Mount Fuji and suicides. Also called the Sea of Trees, this destination for the desperate is a place where the suicidal disappear, often never to be found in the dense forest.
Our Journey to Suicide Forest, Aokigahara, Japan By the roots of Mt. Fuji lies a special forest, full of myths and sadness but at the same time extremely silent and graceful. This is Aokigahara, otherwise known as Suicide Forest. Only second to Golden Gate Bridge, it is the most popular suicide spot on earth. Yearly Continue Reading
Forest Bridge, Japan. The forest is known as suicide forest and is the second most popular place in the world to commit suicide. The mythology of the forest has long associated it with demons and many people have said to hear the cries of the dead at night. Some believe if you look closely at the trees you can even see faces of the suicide victims in them.