Koshidai no Sakura (The Koshidai Cherry Tree)

Koshidai no Sakura (The Koshidai Cherry Tree)

This huge Japanese cherry tree is over 400 years old and has been designated as a national Natural Treasure. The tree has a trunk circumference of about 7.2 meters and stands 20 meters high, and was thus selected as one of the "100 Giants of the Forest" by Japan's Forestry Agency. Koshidai Cherry Blossom Festival is held every year on May 3. A Yabusame horseback archery event accompanied by taiko drumming takes place during this festival, and local organizations set up food stalls.

Photo tip: Try taking photos from the south side of cherry blossoms.

Venue Details

Venue Details
Website https://www.town.furudono.fukushima.jp/kanko-dentou-bunka/see/keikan/furudonosakura/190 (Automated translation available)
Contact

Furudonomachi Industrial Promotion Department

(+81) 247-53-4620

Best Season
  • Spring
Parking Available
Entrance Fee Free
Related info Best viewing period: From late April to early May
Access Details
Access Koshidai, Oguta, Furudono Town, Ishikawa District, Fukushima Pref. 963-8303 View directions
Getting there

By Car: 50 min drive from the Iwaki-Yumoto I.C. exit off the Joban Expressway

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