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.