Huge Katsura Tree in front of a Shrine
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Huge Katsura Tree in front of a Shrine

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Katsura tree is known as Japanese Judas-tree, and is native in China, Korea and Japan.  It is famous in japan that the Shogi (Japanese chess) board, especially high-grade board is made of this wood.The shrine behind the tree is a branch of the Gundari-Shrine, the main shrine is located several hundred meters away in the south.

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Questo panorama è stato scattato in Tama

Questa è una vista generale di Tama

Tama area is the name of the western part of Tokyo Metropolis.  It consists of 26 cities, 3 towns and a village.  A lot of people (about 4 milion) live in a eastern half part of the area.  However, there are many mountains in the western part of Tama area, and there are very little flat land.  Many hiking spots are in the western area, so you can enjoy walking on the trail, camping, and so on.  If you see the beautiful mountain scene, you may not believe this is also in Tokyo.

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