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Cryptomeria Avenue

Moritomo, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture
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World's Longest Avenue of Trees

According to the Guinness, the world's longest avenue of trees is the Nikko Cryptomeria Avenue... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2016
Arvid O
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Palm Coast, Florida
Tremendous Achievement to plant all these trees

The Cryptomeria Avenue once stretched from Tokyo to Nikko, a distance of 150 kilometres with the... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2016
Allan C
,
Adelaide, Australia
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May 11, 2016
“World's Longest Avenue of Trees”
Apr 27, 2016
“Tremendous Achievement to plant all these trees”
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Moritomo, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture
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Reviewed May 11, 2016

According to the Guinness, the world's longest avenue of trees is the Nikko Cryptomeria Avenue comprising three parts converging on Imaichi City in the Tochigi Prefecture of Japan, with a total length of 35.41 km (22 miles). Planted in 1628–48, over 13,500 of its original...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2016

The Cryptomeria Avenue once stretched from Tokyo to Nikko, a distance of 150 kilometres with the trees planted on either side 3 deep and 400 to 500 metres apart. That was many years ago and done in honour of the Shogun. Some of the Cryptomerias...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2012

Amazing to stroll down this avenue. Lots of history, and as with much of Japan, an interesting mix of old and new.

Thank Bren M
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