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Pilgrimage to the Tsugizakura-oji

sugizakura-oji is one of the most important and beautiful sites on the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage rout. There are a lot of gigantic Japanese Cedar trees which have a circumference of 8 meters, and believed to be up to 800 years old. The branches are all pointing to the south, toward Nachi Falls and the power of Kannon’s Fudaraku paradise. They are called “ipposugi”, meaning “one direction cedars”.

TAGS: Autumn, Color, Japan, Tree, Walking

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Date Taken: 11.2016
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