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Giant camphor tree of Takeo (Takeo no Okutsu)

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Designated a natural monument of the city, the tree is the 7th largest in Japan and over 3,000 years old. It is 30 m high, has a circumference of 20 m, and its branches extend 30 m east-west and 33 m north-south. It is the sacred tree of Takeo Shrine, the oldest shrine in Takeo. Tenjin is enshrined in its interior spanning 12 tatami mats (about 20 square meters).

Street address

5335 Takeo, Takeo-cho, Takeo City

Access

  • 5 minutes by bus from Takeo Onsen Station

Opening Hours

Closed

Fee

Website

http://takeo-jinjya.jp/english/

Best season

All year

Point

繧ケ繝昴ャ繝亥錐

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