Fire bell and inn at Nakasendo Shimo-no-Suwa
1127 Shimono Suwa (Tea House) and Fire Bell Nakasendo
[ID] 1591  ( ID:1591 )
[Photographer] Kusakabe,Kinbei
[Album] Kusakabe,Kinbei (Album)
[Place] Nagano
[Date] Middle Meiji
[Color] color
[Size] 263x203
[Cabinet] 38-39-0
[Keyword] highway/teahouse
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The townscape of Shimosuwa-juku(post town) on the Nakasendo. Tea houses line on both sides of the road and you can see the man at the foot of high ladder, hanging the fire bell in the center. In the back, you can see the "Shaso(Shrine forest)" of Suwa Taisha Shimosha Akimiya. Shimosuwa-juku is near Wada-toge(pass) and have much hot spings, it has prospered for a junction of Koshukaido.