Kishu Railway Co., Ltd. operates the Kishu Railway Line which runs for 2.7km from Gobo Station to Nishi Gobo Station within Gobo City, Wakayama Prefecture . The line is Japan's "second shortest" railway. Near the Nishi Gobo Station ,is Hidaka Branch Temple, also known as Hidaka-Gobo, there . This temple is a branch of Kyoto's Nishi Honganji Temple. It was established in 1528 by Yukawa Naomitsu, the warrior of the Sengoku Period. The huge tree of the ginkgo , being 410 years old, stands in the precincts. It was designated as a natural monument by the local government.