- Kawatana Kusunomori
Kusunomori (kusu forest) is a giant camphor tree located on the northern foot of Tateyama mountain (205m high) Shimonoseki city, Toyoura-cho Kawatana. Although it’s a single tree, the branches are widely spread in every direction and the name derives to the appearance of the tree that resembles a forest.
The circumference of the tree trunk is 9.5m and 21m tall.
18 branches are extended in all directions and the longest reaches to 27 meters long.
|Location||Toyouracho Kawatana, Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Prefecture|
|Access||(1) 20 minutes from Chugoku Expressway Ozuki IC
(2) 30 minutes by car from Chugoku Expressway Shimonoseki IC
(3) 10 minutes by taxi from JR Sanin main line Kawatana-Onsen station
|Office of Inquiry||Toyoura-cho Tourist Association TEL: 083-774-1211|
|Area||Shimonoseki, Akiyoshi-dai, Ube|