福島県会津若松市の石部桜です。 会津五桜の第一にあげられる桜の銘木で、樹齢約600年といわれています。見渡す限りの田園の中にぽつりと立っているためひときわその威容が目立っていました。 Ishibezakura (giant cherry tree) in Aizu-Wakamatsu city, Fukushima. This big tree is estimated to be 600 years old. There are many beautiful and famous cherry trees in Fukushima area. This is one of them :) You might know Fukushima as the town of nuclear power plant accident. Yes it's true, but it's also true that Fukushima is one of the most beautiful area where we can meet great nature through the four seasons. I 'd like to tell you the beauty of Fukushima, by showing pics, as many as I can...This photo was shot on film. Taken by hodachrome with a Lomo LC-A+ (available in our Online Shop) loaded with Redscale 800(handmade) film in Fukushima, Japan. These tags describe this photo: redscale, fukushima, 福島, spring, cherry blossoms, cherry blossom, tree, and 会津若松. Date: 2012-04. Time: Morning. This photo can also be found in the album Fukushima Redscale.