Castanopsis tree and Aso shrine

Aso shrine was handed down to be founded in the 7th century. The shrine is located just near the Tamagawa river. The wooden building seems to be built in 1677. A very large Castanopsis tree was beside the shrine.

Copyright: Taro Tsubomura
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9546x4773
Taken: 22/04/2012
Uploaded: 23/04/2012
Updated: 28/03/2015


Tags: trees; shrine
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