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TOKYO SIGHTSEEING AREA

Yogo-no-Matsu

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

[Overall] Sightseeing
★★★★★★★★★☆ (9.0/10.0)

Features
△ Enjoyable
◎ Beautiful
◎ Relaxing
◎ Unique
◎ Japanese

TRY JAPAN recommends ...

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.

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.

Access
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
Yogo-no-Matsu

Name in Roman Letters
Yogo-no-Matsu

Name in Japanese
影向の松
ようごうのまつ

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

Telephone Number
03-3657-6692

URL
http://www.city.edogawa.tokyo.jp/edogawa100/edogawarashisa/rekishi/078.html

Map

Purpose: Nature

Purpose: Other Nature

Purpose: Temple

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