About Totoro's tree
♦A giant Japanese cedar tree surrounded by great nature
Its' real name is "kosugi no ohsugi (giant cedar tree of Magarigawa)".
The around of the root is 6.3 M long, and its' height is 20 M tall.
Since the tree looks like "Totoro", a cartoon character by looking at it at a distance, it became popular tourist spot of Sakegawa villege. The tree is also called "couple cedar" or "match making cedar", with a legend saying the couple will be blessed with a child if they rest on the root of the tree with their hand held.
Details Totoro's tree
- Address:Kosugi, Sakegawa villege, Mogami county, Yamagata
Parking:(free) 10 cars
Access to Totoro's tree
Access:30 minutes by taxi from Yamagata Shinkansen Shinjo station toward Sakegawa villege.