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Onjōji Temple Tengu Cedar Tree

Onjōji Temple Tengu Cedar Tree
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A 4m range sugi (cedar tree) forest. There is a big cedar tree called “Tengu Sugi” according to the legend that say that one night a trainee monk was transformed in a tengu (goblin-like creature) and flew outside. The edge of the trunk has been withered by a thunderbolt but the foliage is still leafy and florid.

Specified Classification Natural Monument of City of Ōtsu
Location 246 Onjōji-chō, Ōtsu city, Shiga prefecture