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Row houses of the Edo period
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Open sets for Jidaigeki. It's Nagaya (長屋, means "tenement house").

At the warp station EDO, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

Copyright: Heiwa4126
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Uploaded: 05/12/2009
Atualizado: 25/06/2014
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