Motosu (Japanese本 巣 市, -shi) is a city in the Japanese prefecture of Gifu.
Motosu is located northwest of Gifu.
The city Motosu was on 1 February 2004 from the Association of Municipalities Itonuki (糸 贯 町, chō ), Motosu (本 巣 町, chō ) and Shinsei (真正 町, chō ), as well as the village of Neo (根 尾村, - mura ) of the district Motosu founded.
The Usuzumi Cherry (淡 墨 桜, Usuzumi zakura, literally: Bright - ink - Cherry, 35 ° 37 ' 56 "N, 136 ° 36 ' 32 " O35.632252777778136.60880277778 ) in Usuzumi Park (淡 墨 公园, Usuzumi - kōen ) said to have been planted during the reign of Keitai - tennō ( 507-531 ) more than 1500 years ago. It belongs to the species Prunus subhirtella, and is 16,30 m high ( root: 9.91 m) and 26.90 m in east-west direction and 20.20 m in a north -south direction wide.
- Street: National roads 157, 303, 418
- Tarumi Railway Tarumi - line
Adjacent Cities and Towns