Giant Ginkgo in Niibo Ono
Seisuiji Temple's Giant Ginkgo in full vitality
This giant ginkgo stretches its branches in the garden of a house in front of Seisuiji Temple, and locals affectionately call it "Seisuiji's Giant Ginkgo." Ginkgo trees have either male or female flowers, and this giant ginkgo is a male. An estimated 1,000-years old, leaves sprout every spring and turn golden yellow in autumn. Measuring 29.5 meters tall and 16.7 meters in circumference at the base, the crown spreads approximately 19 meters both east-to-west and north-to-south.
- 140 Niibo Ono, Sado, Niigata 952-0109
- Transport Access
- Ryotsu Port Approx 25 by car
- Nearest bus stop
- Konponjimae（Minamisen (South Line)） Approx. 40 minutes on foot from bus stop
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Points of interest near Giant Ginkgo in Niibo Ono
- Shrines and Buddhist Temples
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- Heritage and Relics
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