[FURUSATO GUJO TV] Giant cedar tree of Itoshiro
Here is the video ”Giant cedar tree of Itoshiro", which was provided by Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture.
The Itoshiro district, where the cedar tree is located, was formerly a part of Ono County, Fukui Prefecture. But in 1958, it was merged into Gujo City. And, a different part was merged into Ono City, Fukui Prefecture.
The giant cedar tree is in Itoshiro district, Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture. It is a divine 1800-year-old tree. It is one of the famous large trees in Japan. The location of the tree used to be very significant for Mt. Hakuan Worship, a religion from the holy Mt.Hakusan. The giant cedar tree had been the landmark for the Buddhist monks who leaded an ascetic life in the mountains.
Now there is a hiking course in that area. Everyone can enjoy the nature with the historical sites. The tree was designated as a national natural treasure.
It takes 43 minutes by car from Shirotori IC of the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway.
Location: Itoshiro, Shirotori Town, Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
*The video is reprinted with permission from Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture.