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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).

More Information about Giant camphor tree of Takeo (Takeo no Okutsu)

Street address

5335 Takeo, Takeo-cho, Takeo City

Access

  • 5 minutes by bus from Takeo Onsen Station

Opening Hours

Closed

Website

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

Best season

All year

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