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Earth Floor of the Oldest Japanese Residence
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This is the earth floor of one of the oldest residence in Japan which was built in 16th century.

Surprisingly, until 1950s, a family had lived in this house.

This is a typical farmer's house of the middle age that has a space for a horse. In Japan, people lived with their horses in the same building.

The wall is made of clay and the roof is built of thatch.

Copyright: Kengo Shimizu
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Taken: 11/03/2012
Uploaded: 13/03/2012
Updated: 25/04/2014
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