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.
|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