Kume Island Goe Pine Site (Natural monument)

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Kume Island Goe Pine Site (Natural monument)

Area

6 meters high and with a diameter of 4.3m, this Ryukyu pine covers 250 square meters of land surface. While most pines rise in height, this pine is characterized by is branches, which seem to crawl down. Standing like a giant Bonsai, its beauty is depicted in Ryukyuan poems as unique on the earth. Planted at the beginning of the 18th century to worship the harvest gods, this Ryukyuan tree is 250 years old and one of Japan’s most famous pines.

Facility Information
Standing like a beautiful Bonsai, a designated national natural monument
Address
Kume Island, Okinawa Prefecture
Transportation Access
Approximately 10 min. from Kanagusuku Port by Car (open road)