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Fine shrine with Kamo no Kusu

This is a good Japanese shrine to visit. But, above all, it's popular with the largest tree in... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2018
590jhl
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Seoul, South Korea
Ichiban oki Kusunoki - the largest Camphor tree in the World

Kamou's Hachiman Shrine is next to and protected by Ichiban oki Kusunoki - the largest Camphor tree... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2017
NGraburn
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Paris, France
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2259-1 Kamigyotoku Kamocho, Aira 899-5302, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

This is a good Japanese shrine to visit. But, above all, it's popular with the largest tree in Japan, Kamo no Kusu. - The tree at the entrance is also old and huge. It was big enough to make me consider as Kamo no Kusu....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

Kamou's Hachiman Shrine is next to and protected by Ichiban oki Kusunoki - the largest Camphor tree in the World - it is 35 feet in diameter (or more) and more than 1,500 years old. It is said that if the tree falls ver or...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed December 26, 2015

Really recommended not only for nature lovers. Tree is impressive and its empty inside :o However U cant go inside :D

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed May 8, 2015

This giant tree has been alive more than 1500 years.... You can feel mystical power from time immemorial. Actually I didn't know this spot even though I've been to Kagoshima many times, however this spot should have been familiar with all tourists. Also you can...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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