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Thousand-year-old gingko tree sheds golden leaves

By Yang Fan (chinadaily.com.cn)

Updated: 2015-11-23

The golden leaves of a 1400-year-old gingko tree have rained down at Guanyin Temple in Xi’an city, Shaanxi province. The stunning natural scene draws in many visitors every year to capture the beautiful scene with their cameras.

The temple was built in 628 of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907). The gingko tree was allegedly planted by Emperor Xuanzong of Tang.

Thousand-year-old gingko tree sheds golden leaves

A monk poses for visitors in front of a gingko tree in full autumn colors in Xi’an, Shaanxi province. [Photo/xinhuanet.com]

By Yang Fan and edited by Jacob Hooson

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