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Miracle Pine Tree

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The lone pine tree is called "Miracle Pine Tree" because it was the only one left standing after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami that swept nearly 70,000 pine trees in the famed Takata Matsubara pine forest. However, the survived 270-year-old tree was later found to be dying because the salt water left in the ground by the tsunami damaged its root and leaf system, and the local government decided to dissect the tree into several parts for anti-decay treatment to keep it standing as a symbol of hope for reconstruction and the resiliency of survivors.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 33 minutes from JR Kesennuma Station by BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) bound for Sakari. Get off at Rikuzen-Takata Bus stop, then walk 40 minutes. (BRT will be available from March 2013. JR Rikuzen-Takata Station has been out of service since the earthquake and tsunami.)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 176, Kesencho Sunamori, Rikuzentakata-shi, Iwate, 029-2204

TweetsTweets

𝐅𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐚.𝐇 @GoldenHour_1787 - 2020-07-13
@subtanyarl Mau tambahin juga ah
VERIVERY - With Us
Sondia - 첫사랑
AB6IX - Shining Stars, Dance For Two
Wanna One - 1… https://t.co/DttQOft0GP
Peter @stampden - 2020-06-23
However, the pine lcould not survive the ongoing exposure to salt water. Through public donations, 150 million Yen… https://t.co/MCPaayHm0W
The Japan News @The_Japan_News - 2020-06-21
To mark World Refugee Day, Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, illuminated is famous “miracle lone pine tree” in light… https://t.co/9vXZJkgsoW
Carmen Chan @namibami - 2020-06-20
Truly have to stay strong & determined like this miracle pine tree. It is a great reminder and symbolism of how str… https://t.co/St67Awy3mA
shana badr @shanalouise007 - 2020-05-31
I don't play Jew trivia..pine tree village people HOA and miracle Mile idiots..I have no hot water..a.c a working b… https://t.co/3eFu0YZlwd
Secret Intelligence @karissalamaga - 2020-05-10
Japanese 'miracle' pine returns to tsunami-hit town https://t.co/FOxtghXWbr
SAIF @SAIForestry - 2020-05-06
Be like a tree:

4. Withstand the waters and others will look up to you.

This photo is of the 'miracle pine' that… https://t.co/fXee1BpWeu
Wizard In Black @anarchochaote - 2020-05-06
Mysterious dedications called him the Lord of Souls. T0 his worship belonged the drama-which has enriched the world… https://t.co/goRkodGxC6
History Daily @historydailypix - 2020-04-28
Of the 70,000 trees that once lined the shore of Rikuzentakata, Japan, only one remained after the 2011 tsunami. Sa… https://t.co/0kwD7hIw2V
History Lovers Club @historylvrsclub - 2020-04-28
The miracle pine - single tree that survived the 2011 Japanese tsunami turned into monument Iwate, Japan https://t.co/x3pVj12fMD
j2m2yy510 @j2m2yy510 - 2020-04-08
@bubbleduz There was once a 'miracle one pine tree' that survived the tsunami due to the Great East Japan Earthquak… https://t.co/yQbSeMvTP1
AnnaZ @AnnaZ - 2020-04-06
Also, TIL about this one of George Washington's fab Revolutionary flags... the Pine Tree Flag. Wave this banner hig… https://t.co/CxtTJM7310
Maria @Marialovessea - 2020-04-04
#ClassicsXX
Toru Takemitsu | Quotation of Dream (1991)
'Say sea, take me!' https://t.co/N5sqOd1uKA

#photographer W… https://t.co/a8aCHkiSee
kristen. @kristenjobarton - 2020-03-29
We shouldn't live in a world where some children do not get to eat if school is out. But it that is the world we ha… https://t.co/gzIxn8MDyM
sᴀʟsi @onmarkwayyy - 2020-03-29
@idolfess day 6-i'll try
day 6-hurt road
day 6- lettin go
got7 - 1:31 am
got7 - miracle
seventeen - hug
ioi - downp… https://t.co/Yi5btOVQx8
𝙍𝙖𝙧𝙖ᴥ︎ @yirenkiyowo - 2020-03-29
@idolfess Lil touch -snsd
Pine tree -wanna one
Magic shop -bts
Don’t go -exo
Miracle in december -exo
Tokyo Sonata @TokyoSonata - 2020-03-23
The miracle pine - single tree that survived the 2011 Japanese tsunami turned into monument Rikuzentakata, Iwate,… https://t.co/ieexJqLTn4
Zoe Whishaw @ZoeWhishaw - 2020-03-19
The miracle pine: Tree that survived 2011 Japanese tsunami before dying six months ago is ... https://t.co/6Q9z4TCTmy via @MailOnline
Massimo @Rainmaker1973 - 2020-03-18
The story of the miracle pine: the only tree out of 70,000 to survive the 2011 tsunami in Japan being protected and… https://t.co/urfx3PifFl
Nami🕊 @meOngcat_ - 2020-03-13
@idolfess Got7 miracle, flash up, thank you, 1 31 AM.
Wanna one beautiful pt II, pine tree, hide n seek
ABC11 EyewitnessNews @ABC11_WTVD - 2020-03-12
'A walking miracle:' NC 2-year-old recovers after being pinned under pine tree that fell through home, mom says https://t.co/acWuicMkHK
Dr. Dumbo @claire_rami - 2020-03-12
One pine tree of miracle, Rikuzentakata, #iwate It's been nine years since Great East #Japan #earthquake that cause… https://t.co/kvzUGnNK2e
atltreepros @atltreepros - 2020-03-12
'A walking miracle:' NC 2-year-old recovers after being pinned under pine tree that fell through home, mom says - W… https://t.co/PppkIk2vnQ
Ryan Tollefsen @ryaninclass - 2020-03-10
There was a giant pine tree right outside my room on the corner of the house that fell over in Sandy, by some mirac… https://t.co/ejjO6ttQ2F
Juan Fernández @7uanF - 2020-02-13
Maracaibo edition:

- The Clean
- Beautiful View
- The Pine Tree
- Blue Lake
- The Miracle
- The Delicious
- Little… https://t.co/ElNVVOIOje
Juan Fernández @7uanF - 2020-02-13
Maracaibo edition:

- The Clean
- Beautiful View
- The Pine Tree
- Blue Lake
- The Miracle
- The Delicious
- Little… https://t.co/ElNVVOIOje
joe cottis @jcottis2 - 2020-01-12
If I wake up tomorrow and our pine tree isn’t laying on top of my car it will be a miracle. I knew I shoulda taken… https://t.co/1VH1Qu6x1L
ナカザワ ケヰシュウ @Nakazawadaze - 2020-01-09
“See a tree”

Our garden has a pine tree. Green conifer increases free.
Now it looks like almost circle.
But I kn… https://t.co/clgFM2IxlQ
눈❄ @sooship - 2020-01-04
@koreanthingy yang pernah bikin nangis: the truth untold, downpour, to my unloving self, to my youth, as we dream,… https://t.co/1Y5NxF3ZXY
Carol Beaugard @carolbeaugard - 2020-01-02
This tree fell across the road and these people pulled it aside with their truck and gear. A miracle they were in f… https://t.co/jAeoR2dOVH
Masuhiro Sato @Thomas_Hero - 2019-12-30
'Miracle' pine tree cross conveys Pope's recovery prayers for tsunami-hit Japan city - The Mainichi https://t.co/EQuIMfRTZj

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