By Roger Agustin

Beauty Of The Beast – Oldest Sakura

Equipment Info
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D200
State/Province/Region
OT
Country
JP
Nearest Area
Sutama Interchange of Chuo Expressway
Town
Mukawa Town of Yamanashi Prefecture
Brief Directions

From Tokyo, take the Chuo Expressway towards Nagoy aand get off at the Sutama Exit and drive towards the #20 road until you reach the town of Mukawa. The site is around 3km from the main road and there are markers (in Japanese) that can be followed.

Description

Called the Jindai-Sakura, the oldest among the three great sakuras of Japan, believed to be around 2,000 years old. Well maintained by the villagers, the old tree continues to show off its beauty every year and draws a considerable crown from all parts of the contry.

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09/04/2009

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