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Tamagawa River is on Komae's southern border.
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Tama River
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Bridge going to Machida.
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Riverside path good for bicycles. Much of the river has a bicycle path.
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Tamagawa River
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Gohon Matsu, or Five Pine Trees, one of Tokyo's Best 100 Sights. Lots of movies have been shot here. 五本松
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There are actually more than five pine trees. A nice, quite place to relax and scenic during all four seasons. 五本松
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Tamagawa River bicycling path.
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The Tamagawa Monument near Tama River is inscribed with a Tamagawa poem from the Manyoshu, the oldest existing collection of Japanese poetry dating from the 7th to 8th centuries. 玉川碑、万葉歌碑
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The Manyo Poetry Monument is 3 meters tall near azalea bushes and a nice cherry tree. (Photos taken in Dec.)
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Inscribed as follows: 多麻河泊爾左良須/弖豆久利佐良左良 (たまがわにさらすてづくりさらさらになにぞこのこのここだかなしき). It somehow means, "This child is really cute!"
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