Usuzumi-zakura Cherry Tree
One of Japan’s Three Great Cherry Trees and a National Natural Treasure
At 16.3 meters tall and 9.9 meters wide around the trunk, Usuzumi-zakura is counted alongside the Yamataka Jindai-zakura in Yamanashi and the Miharu Taki-zakura in Fukushima as one of Japan’s Three Great Cherry Trees, and is designated as a natural treasure by the Japanese government.
Illumination of the tree is conducted while the cherry blossoms are in bloom.
|Address / Map||
Neo-itasho 995, Motosu City, Gifu
|Telephone Number||0581-38-2511 （Motosu City Government, Neo Office）|
|Directions||・From JR Ogaki Station ride the Tarumi Railway down to Tarumi Station (about 1hr) >>> walk 15 minutes to Usuzumi Park
For those driving:
・70 minutes from the Hashima Interchange of the Meishin Expressway
・70 minutes from the Ogaki Nishi IC of the Tokai-Kanjo Expressway
|Notes||For more information about when the Usuzumi-zakura Cherry Tree will bloom, please check the following link (Japanese). You cannot use IC train cards for the Tarumi Railway.