Northern Satsuma Peninsula

Great Kamou Okusu (Camphor tree)

The biggest camphor tree in Japan.
蒲生の大楠 日本一の巨樹
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The camphor tree is approximately 1,500 years old and it exists inside of Kamou Hachiman Shrine.
The height is approximately 30 meters and it is the biggest in Japan.
You can experience a secured feeling under branches and leaves that spread around when you look up at it.

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DirectionsAbout 40 minutes by car from Kagoshima city.
Telephone Number0995-52-8400  ※Japan's International Country Code is 81
Address 鹿児島県姶良市蒲生町上久徳2259-1   Directions
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