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AREAS AND SIGHT

Mountain and Snow Area

Big Horse Chestnut in Outa

Outa no Outochinoki

This tree is a national natural monument and selected as one of the 100 best old trees of historical interest in Japan. It is said that this is the biggest chestnut in Japan at 13 meters around, 25 meters in height and approximately 1,300 years old.

INFORMATION

Access
• Car:
Space for parking is available beside the tree, however the road can be narrow and rough in places, especially after heavy rain. If you are not comfortable driving the rough road, you can park at the beginning of the road, and walk about 20 minutes (3.4km).
Access is not recommended in winter when snowfall is high.

Address
Shiramine, Hakusan, Ishikawa<MAP>

Nearby Sites
• Hakusan Alpine Plants Botanical Garden
• Hakusan Folk Museum
• Shiramine Important Preservation District for Groups of Historic Buildings
• Hyakumangan no Iwa Rock