たこ杉

Takosugi Octopus Cedar

In Brief

Way Shrine in Mt. Takao, Mt. Takao

Open 24 hours

Free entry

Allow 5 minutes

No regular closing days

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たこ杉

Updated 28 March 2020

About Takosugi Octopus Cedar

At over 500 years old, the Takosugi - or octopus root cedar - stands at around 37 meters tall, with a circumference of almost 6m.

Considered sacred, many people come to see the tree which has grown to resemble the rounded tentacles of an octopus.