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Toumi-Banya is a lookout post for monitoring  Lake Ashinoko in Edo period.

travelers were prohibited by boat across this lake it.
So in always 2 soldiers had done duty on its upstair.
Toumi-Banya is the only  two storied house in this checkpoint.

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Copyright: Kiyoharu Takamura
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Resolution: 9256x4628
Taken: 09/07/2012
Uploaded: 09/07/2012
Updated: 22/04/2014
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Tags: banya; hakone; sekisho; checkpoint; ashinoko
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