Magical autumn foliage! Millennia-old Ginkgo tree becomes tourist hit after its leaves form a perfect golden carpet at Chinese temple

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The 1,400-year-old tree in the city of Xi’an, central China’s Shaanxi Province, has become the centre of attention. It's thought to be planted for Emperor Li Shimin, the founding father of the Tang Dynasty, ruling from 629 to 649, Ginkgo trees are completely bare in winter, but in summer the female trees grow unpleasantly scented yellow fruits.....
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