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Great Camphor tree at Takeo Shrine


One of the largest Camphor tree in Japan. The tree is one of the largest in Japan and

over 3,000 years old. Designated a natural monument of the city.


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 about 20 square meters.


Takeo Shrine



General information

Address 5335 Oaza-takeo, Takeo-cho, Takeo-city, Saga-prefecture

15 minutes walk from JR Takao-onsen station


120 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city

80 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city


5 minutes by a vehicle from JR Takeo-onsen station

40 minutes by a vehicle from Saga-city

20 minutes by a vehicle from Arita


70 minutes by a vehicle from Nagasaki-city


 - Takeo and Ureshino travel guide