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Iwakuni 278 m
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The Mt. Iwakuni is situated in the western part of Iwakuni city at the Seto Inland Sea (Yamaguchi Prefecture).

 

www.mountainstamp.com Iwakuni mountain stamp 2012

Japan 2012, Suo province: "Iwakunikintaikyo".
of the series "Rokujûyoshû meisho zue" (Famous Views of the 60 odd Provinces) of Utagawa Hiroshige.


(Suo was an old province in the area that is today eastern part of Yamaguchi Prefecture)
The Kintai Bridge over the Niseki River is the most famous spot in Iwakuni city. The bridge was constructed in the year 1673, but destroyed in the year 1950 by the typhoon “Kijiya. It was rebuilt by using traditional techniques and completed in 1953. 
The stamp was issued in the sheet "Ukiyoe series - No 1".

 

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