15th station : 蒲原 Kanbara

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Kanbara-juku (蒲原宿 Kanbara-juku) was the fifteenth of the fifty-three stations of the Tōkaidō. It is located in what is now part of the Shimizu-ku ward of Shizuoka prefecture. The original Kanbara-juku was decimated by a flood in the early part of the Edo period, but was rebuilt shortly thereafter.

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A mountain village at nightfall under deep snow, through which three people are toiling, one with his head buried in a half open umbrella.

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