Shoji-no-Osugi

Shoji-no-Osugi
2019-02-06 DAYTRIP TOKYO

A giant cedar tree is in Shoji Suwa Shrine. As it is said that the divine spirits are lived in trees and rocks since early days, this cedar tree has been dedicated as a sacred tree by people. It was designated as a national natural monument. It is about 1200 years old tree. The circumference is about 10 meters (about 32 feet) and the height is about 40 meters (about 131 feet). When you look up the tree, you can see that intricacy shaped branches are spreading out.