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Tsuta no Hosomichi & Utsunoya, Warrior helmet dam, Meiji Tunnel
[LNG:ENG]Tsuta no Hosomichi  & Utsunoya, Warrior helmet dam, Meiji Tunnel
Tsuta no Hosomichi
Tsuta no Hosomichi Pass

Tsuta no Hosomichi Pass

This road is an oldest path for crossing the Utsunoya Pass, which is mentioned in "The Tale of Ise."
It served as an important road until the old Tokaido was opened in 1590.
Many travelers walked along this path while it was used as an official road since the Heian period.

Utsunoya
Old Tokaido Utsunoya

Old Tokaido Utsunoya

Jizo shrine that traces

Jizo shrine that traces

Warrior helmet dam (Kiwada River Sabo Dam)
[LNG:ENG]Warrior helmet dam (Kiwada River Sabo Dam)

The stonework dam in Tsuta-no-Hosomichi Park was built in the Meiji (1868-1912) and Taisho (-1926) periods.Blending in harmony with the scenery, the beautiful form has also earned it the epithet "warrior helmet dam."

Meiji Tunnel
[LNG:ENG]Meiji Tunnel

The tunnel opened in 1876, during the Meiji period, as Japan's first toll tunnel. The original structure was destroyed by fire, and the current tunnel restored in 1904.