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Kawatana Kusunomori

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  • 1. 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.

Basic Information

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