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"Hakone sekisho" was a checkpoint for defence of Edo from 1619 to 1869.

It was established for monitoring "Tokaido(then major road)" by Tokugawa shogunate.
Then Barrier was torn down by the abolition decree in 1869.
The current building has been restored in 1999 to 2007.

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上传: 09/07/2012
更新: 22/04/2014
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