Wakasa Tourist Infomation

Kagonoki Tree of Ogawa Shrine Natural Monument of Fukui Prefecture

This 'Kagonoki' tree (scientifc name: Actinodaphne lancifolia) can be found on the right hand side of the stone steps leading up to the Ogawa Shrine pavilion. This is a warm-climate tree and Wakasa Bay is the most northern location in Japan where it grows. This tree, at 13m high, is the largest specimen in Fukui Prefecture.

Address Ogawa, Wakasa-cho, Mikatakaminaka-gun, Fukui-pref. 919-1453
Access On Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway
23 min. drive from Wakasa-Mikata I.C. (via Route 27, Route 162 and Pref. Route 216)
26 min. drive from Wakasa-Kaminaka I.C. (via Pref. Route 22, Route 162 and Pref. Route 216)
Closed Days Can be viewed freely.
Parking Available
Inquiries Wakasa-Mikatagoko Tourism Association Phone. 0770-45-0113

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