Nakakamado Maple Tree

Nakakamado Maple Tree

Nakakamado is a very uniquely-shaped maple tree. This incredible tree – designated as a Natural Monument – looks like an open umbrella, and has 3 m of roots that protrude out of the ground. If visiting during autumn-leaf season, it’s best to plan your trip for mid to late-November. That being said, Nakakamado can be enjoyed through each of the four seasons – visitors can appreciate the fresh green leaves that cover it in spring, and the very unusual shape of the branches after the autumn leaves fall.  

Venue Details

Venue Details
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Contact

Iwaki Tourism and City Planning Bureau

(+81) 246-44-6545

Best Season
  • Autumn
Related infoDuring the average year, late November is the best time to see the bright red maple leaves.
Access Details
AccessOmotemae-117-2, Watanabe-machi, Nakakamado, Iwaki City, Fukushima Pref. 972-8337
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Getting there

By Car: 8 km (10 min) from the Iwaki Yumoto I.C. exit off the Joban Expressway

By Train: 10 min by taxi from Izumi Station (JR Ban-etsu East Line)

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