Nippara Shinrin-kan (Nippara Forest Hall)

Travel Guide - Nippara Shinrin-kan (Nippara Forest Hall)


Nippara is famous for having the most giant trees over 100 years old in Japan.
Nippara Shinrin-kan is Japan's only giant tree information center.
It was established to celebrate the designation of the giant cypress tree in Kurasawa as a natural treasure by the Tokyo metropolitan government.

The facility offers information, paintings and photographs of giant trees all over Japan as well as the guidance for "tree-watching" of Tokyo's giant trees.

Opening Hours

  • 10:00 - 17:00
  • 10:00 - 16:00 (December - March)


  • Mondays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
  • Year-end and New Year's holidays

Access / Public Transport

  • 30 minutes from JR Okutama Station by the bus bound for Higashi Nippara or Shonyudo. Get off at Higashi Nippara Bus stop.

Address / Location

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