Largest Ginkgo Tree in Japan (Kitakanegasawa)
This ginkgo tree was recognized as the largest in Japan during research conducted in 2001. It stands 30m high and has a trunk girth of 18.8m, making it far and away the largest of the many giant ginkgo trees in Japan. Since ancient times, it has been worshipped as a sacred tree. The custom of placing sacred sake and rice at its roots and saying prayers is said to have been practiced for more than 40 years.
|Address||Shiomigata, Kitakanegasawa, Fukaura-machi, Nishitsugaru-gun, Aomori|
|phone number||0173-74-2111 Tourism Division, Fukaura|
|Map code||559 896 722*74|