Grandpa Cedar

Jiji sugi

爺杉

Description:

Jiji-sugi (or "Grandpa Cedar" in English) is a 1000 years-old cedar tree that is more than 30 meters high. Jiji-sugi belongs to the National Natural Monuments registry since 1951.

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Practical Information:

To go to Grandpa Cedar, get on the bus bound for Haguro-Gassan (bus timetable) and get off at Haguro Zuishinmon mae 羽黒随神門前. 

You will need to go down Mt. Haguro's stairway to see Grandpa Cedar. The stone steps can be very slippery after the rain, so please watch your steps. Bring rainwear in case of bad weather, and water supply during summer to prevent dehydration.

Around there:

Sanjingōsaiden

The shrine that worships the Three Mountains of Dewa altogether.

Tenchikon Shrine

Hiking trails:

Hike to Mt. Haguro's pagoda

Hike to Mt. Haguro's pagoda

An easy walk up to the 700 years old National Treasure.

Hike to the top of Mt. Haguro

Hike to the top of Mt. Haguro

Climb the 2446 steps within the cedar forests that received 3 stars in the Green Michelin Guide.

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