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Akila Ninomiya

Bride on a Jinrikisya

Gokanosyo, East of Lake Biwa, Japan

September 23th, 2006. 0:45P.M.

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"Jinrikisha" is the main transportation of Japan that is born in Tokyo for about 140 years from now, had been active for about 60 years until ago. It is survived in detail now as the guide of the sightseeing spot.

This movie is a scene before leaving the parade of a local festival with Japan. The bride who is riding in the "Jinrikisha" is a true bride who is not a model. It is a scene from which the tradition beauty of Japan.

(Please see a Japanese caption (While translating) in detail. )

Additional Caption: Caption in Japanese ▼

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Asia / Japan

Lat: 35° 9' 9" N
Long: 136° 10' 59" E

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Precision is: Unknown / Undeclared.

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Caption in Japanese









 今では観光地の案内役として見るだけになってしまいましたが、100年ほど前までは今で言うタクシーの役割を果たしていた、単身移動手段の筆頭でした。  今から約140年前の東京で生まれた人力車は、それまでは駕籠や馬に頼っていた移動手段に代わって一気に広まり、都会のシンボルとして日本中の都市園で普及しました。しかし20世紀に入るや否や、タクシーと自転車のめざましい発展と普及は、人力車を利用していた人々を吸収する結果となり、かつての道路輸送の王者を片隅に追いやりました。


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