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November: Autumn leaves in Korankei (Aichi)

A Buddhist priest started to grow maple trees in Korankei wishing happiness of village people about 400 years ago. Ever since, more than 4000 maple trees were planted. There is an old-fashioned bridge over Tomoe-river. Red leaves of maple trees and shadows of bridge reflects on the river surface and they sparkle. It is also lit at night in November. The whole area is colored RED in November.