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Tokyo Sightseeing Information for Japan Trip



[Strongly Recommended!] [Little-Known Secret] [Nature] [Pine] [Temple]

[Overall] Sightseeing
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◎ Unique
◎ Japanese

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1: to see the large pine tree that was selected as grand champion

Great place that is selected as grand champion of pine tree

If you visit Yogo-no-Matsu, you can see a large rectangular black pine tree.

This pine tree is full of wonderfulness of nature. It is widely recognized as "Grand Champion" in Ranking List of Pine Trees in Japan. It is selected as Natural Monument of Japan.

This pine tree is estimated to be more than 600 years old. It has the largest area of all pine trees in Japan. It is about 31-meter long and about 28-meter wide. While it is basically about 3-meter high for most parts, its central part is about 8-meter high. You can look at this tree in Zenyoji Temple that is the Buddhist temple of Shingon Sect. In particular, you can not only see its stereoscopic view from Yokozuna Mountain in the temple grounds, but also walk under this tree.

It was in 1528 when Zenyoji Temple was established. It is a small Buddhist temple of Shingon Sect at residential area adjacent to Edogawa River in Koiwa, Edogawa City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Koiwa Station.

On a different note, you can see the 300-year pine tree in Hama-Rikyu Gardens.

Event Information

"Yogo Chrysanthemum Competition" (It is held at Temple Grounds of Zenyoji Temple.)
from October 18, 2021 (Monday) to November 23, 2021 (Tuesday, National Holiday)

Finished Event Information

"Yogo Chrysanthemum Competition" (It is held at Temple Grounds of Zenyoji Temple.)
from October 16, 2017 (Monday) to November 23, 2017 (Thursday, National Holiday)
from October 15, 2018 (Monday) to November 23, 2018 (Friday, National Holiday)
from October 16, 2019 (Wednesday) to November 23, 2019 (Saturday, National Holiday)
from October 19, 2020 (Monday) to November 23, 2020 (Monday, National Holiday)

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it takes about 45 minutes in a regular pace, about 30 minutes in a fast pace, and about 1 hour in a slow pace.

Opening Hour

Closed Day
It opens every day.

Admissions Fee
It is free.

It takes 15 minutes from Koiwa Station on foot.

Nearest Railway Station
○ Koiwa Station (JR East: Sobu Line)

Fellow Travelers
◎ Alone
◎ With Friends
◎ With Significant Other
◎ With Family
○ With Children

Name in English

Name in Roman Letters

Name in Japanese

2-24-2, Higashi-Koiwa, Edogawa City, Tokyo, 133-0052, Japan

Telephone Number



Purpose: Nature

Purpose: Other Nature

Purpose: Temple

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