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Toriimoto-juku is the sixty-third of the sixty-nine stations or shukuba post towns on the Nakasendo Road. It is the fourth Nakasendo station in Shiga (following Bamba-juku in Maibara), and one of ten Nakasendo stations in Shiga.
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Although the Honjin is long gone, there are a few reminders of its shukuba past. Near Ohmi Railways Toriimoto Station. Map
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Ohmi Railways Toriimoto Station platform
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Ohmi Railways Toriimoto Station building
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Ohmi Railways Toriimoto Station building
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Toriimoto Station building built in 1931 when the station opened and still in use.
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Hiroshige's woodblock print of Toriimoto (64th post town on the Nakasendo) from his Kisokaido series.
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Toriimoto-juku is the sixty-third of the sixty-nine stations or shukuba post towns on the Nakasendo Road. It is the fourth Nakasendo station in Shiga (following Bamba-juku in Maibara), and one of ten Nakasendo stations in Shiga.
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Site of Honjin Lodge
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Nakasendo Road
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Police station
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Plaque
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Road marker
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Road marker: Go left for the Nakasendo Road or right for the Hikone Road.
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Yakuimon Gate at the Arikawa machiya home. Emperor Meiji rested at the Arikawa home. A family still lives in this home. 有川家住宅 薬医門
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Main building of the Arikawa home, Toriimoto's most distinguished-looking building. This main building was built in 1759. The Arikawa family were a drug manufacturer. The home was designated as an Important Cultural Property in 2012.
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