Oyama Town Precious Woods half day tour
A half a day tour of Japanese cedar couple tree, ginkgo tree etc. in Oyama Town.
Route Nail clipper Jizo Yorimitsu-taimen Waterfall (Fudo Waterfall) Ootagoten Shrine ginkgo tree Three Japanese cedar trees of Yousawa Hachimangu Tanagashirasan Shirine Japanese cedar tree Yubune Hachiman Shirine Japanese cedar tree Couple
Mother Yaegiri recovered her bad eyesight at the hot spring cure in Hakone, and recalled Jizo of Ashigaratoge on that returning street and was told that Kintaro sculpted with a nail in the sense of gratitude. Jizo is drawn with a thin line on a flat stone surface.
Cars: About 15 minutes from Oyama Town Office to Ashigara to Gotemba direction
Train: 15 minute walk from Ashigara Station
about 1.5kmGoogle Transit
A place that Kintaro first met Minamoto No Yorimitsu, a warrior of the Heian period, famous for slaying the Shutendouji at Mt. Oesan.
In tradition, Yorimitsu finds red clouds along the ridges, felt there must be a hero under those clouds and orders the Watanabe No Tsuna to see it in a hurry, Tsuna tells Kintaros and his parents, and it is said that he has accompanied both of them to this place.
Later on, Watanabe No Tsuna, Usui Sadamitsu, Urabe No Suetake and Kintaro (Sakata No Kintoki), those four later became known as Yorimitsu Shitenno.
about 2.8kmGoogle Transit
Shizuoka prefecture designated cultural property on March 22nd 1966. Root circumference 6.15 m, height of eye 6.15 m, tree height 24 m, branch spread from east to west 18 m, north and south 17 m, age 300 - 450 years. The roots and trunk with drooping lacteal organ shape is prized, and there is a legend that woman that don't have enough milk pray and will have milk appear.
By car: Tomei Gotemba IC – National Route 246 toward Kanagawa and turn right at Suganuma intersection for about 15 minutes
Bus: 5 minute walk from "Saikoji" bus stop
about 1.8kmGoogle Transit
Oyama town designated cultural property on December 16th 1988. Root circumference 10.3 m, height of eye 3.4 m, 5.0 m, 3.5 m, tree height 30 m, age 400 years. Three large trees grow from one root.
By Car: Tomei Gotemba IC – National Route 246 toward Kanagawa turnleft at Suganuma intersection, turn left at Fujioyama Hospital intersection
Bus: 0 minute walk from "Kitago Elementary School" bus stop
about 0.7kmGoogle Transit
On December 16th 1988, Oyama cho designated cultural property. Root circumference 8.75 m, height of eye 5.86 m, tree height 40 m, with of tree from east to west 9.5 m, north to south 8 m, age of 400 years. 6.4 m in base, 5.2 m at height of eye, 36 m in tree height, 9.5 m in east to west, 8 m in north to south. It is now still growing.
Car: 5 minutes from National Route 246 IC to the Subashiri area
Bus: 0 minute walk from 'Tanagashira' bus stop
about 3.1kmGoogle Transit
Oyama town designated cultural property at May 1st 1983. First tree is 7.5 m in the base, 5.65 m at height of eye, 35 m in tree height. Second tree is 5.6 m in the base, 4.26 m at height of eye, 30 m tree height, reported age250 years.
Bus: 3 minute walk from "Yubune Kouminkan" bus stop