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- This tree is the symbol that adorns the entrance to the "City of Trees"
- Once the Lord Masamune Date advised his servants to plant fruit bearing trees including chestnut and plum trees as a safeguard against famine, and also cedar trees in between neighboring houses, and thus the castle town became filled with green.The Zelkova trees on the avenues of Jozenji-dori and Aoba-dori, which symbolize the current City of Trees, Sendai, were planted in the postwar era to help the burnt and ruined town to regain the lush green of previous years.A Zelkova tree stands symbolically at the doorway of the City of Trees.
We introduce information of sightseeing spot spot with connection to Sendai-shi.
Symbol street of Mori no miyako, Sendai where zelkova Namiki follows by approximately 700m to link Kotodai-koen to west park. Sculpture which Italian well-known sculptor produced is installed in green walk in the center as it was wrapped in approximately 160 zelkovas and can enjoy green and art at a time. Events such as "pageants of SENDAI light" are held in winter, and, "Sendai, green leaves Festival," "Sendai Star Festival Festival" is full of many people in autumn in the summer in spring "teizenji street jazz Festival in Sendai".