Sandalwood at Raizan Sennyoji Daihioin Temple


Sandalwood at Raizan Sennyoji Daihioin Temple in Maebaru of Itoshima City is an old tree municipally designated as a Natural Monument. Sandalwood is a close-grained, solid tree. It is famous for its beautiful glaze and elegant scent brought out while polishing cut ends. Two main branches of the tree are in a courtyard of the temple beginning at the surface. The unique shape is truly beautiful. The height is about 9 meters (30 feet) and circumference at the base is about 2 meters (6.6 feet). This magnificent tree is said to be about 600 years old.

Basic Information

Address (Japanese) 819-1145 福岡県糸島市前原雷山626
Address 626 Raizan, Maebaru, Itoshima City, Fukuoka
Telephone Number 092-323-3547(雷山千如寺大悲王院)
Contact Raizan Sennyoji Daihioin Temple
Fax Number 092-324-3176
Car Park Available; 50 vehicles.
Access By train - About a 25 minute drive from JR Chikuzen Maebaru Station on the Chikuhi Line.
By car - About a 20 minute drive from the Maebaru Interchange off the West Kyushu Expressway.

*Information on facilities is subject to change. Please check each official website for the latest information.


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