Jomon Sugi

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Name in Japanese: 縄文杉
Area: Kagoshima
Address: Yakushima, Kumage District, Kagoshima [map]

An ancient tree believed to be the oldest and largest on the island, Jomon Sugi is the goal for hikers visiting the island. It is thought the tree is between 3-7000 years old, and although it is long-dead, it stands tall in the heart of the forested island.