Hosho-in Temple

Guide and tips of Hosho-in Temple in shozu-gun, kagawa

Infomation

NAME
Hosho-in Temple
TEL
0879-62-0682
ADDRESS
412 Kitayama Tonosho-cho, shozu-gun, kagawa
MAP
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Tips By Travelers and Locals

Shimpaku is a kind of juniper and popular for Japanese 'Bonsai'. At Hosho-in Temple, this sacred tree is said to be 1500 years old and the only Shimpaku that designated as a special natural monument. It's like a tree where Totoro and Mei met for the first time (in Ghibli movie),and very mysterious.
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Free parking lot is available. The wooden path was equipped in 2017 for protect its roots, and you can walk around the tree easier.

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