Tsuzuki Ishi Stone

Trendy Places History Beautiful Scenery
Free Admission
Parking

The Tsuzuki Ishi in the forest of Tono is a stone embroiled in mystery and folklore. It is a large stone that is placed on top of two smaller stones. It is famous today for appearing in the Tono Monogatari collection of stories. It is not clear how this stone monument was created and for what purpose. One theory asserts that the stone marks an ancient grave. A popular myth has it that it was created by the famous 12th-century warrior monk Benkei. Why don't you visit and experience the mysterious atmosphere yourself? The forest path that leads to the stone begins at a torii gate and will take you about a 10-minute walk. The area can be accessed by car or bicycle from central Tono.

Duration
0.5 Hours
Telephone Number
0198-62-1333
Postal code
〒0280533
Address
Kamiayaori, Ayaori-cho, Tono City, Iwate
岩手県遠野市綾織町上綾織6地割 続石
Recommended season
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Request a guide

You can get in touch with us to find additional guides who can show you around this spot.

Request

Login is required

Sponsored Links

Nearby Spots