This Is the Largest Umbrella Pine in Tohoku―and It’s 1,200 Years Old!
Located in Nishiaizu-machi, Fukushima Prefecture, Torioi Kannon (Nyoho-ji Temple) is counted as one of the Japan Heritage Aizu 33 Kannon. Inside the temple grounds grows a 1,200-year-old umbrella pine. It's the largest in all of Tohoku, and it has been designated as a Natural Monument of Fukuoka Prefecture.
In this video, a priest of Nyoho-ji Temple will talk about this magnificent umbrella pine.