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Utsunomiya`s Folktales

Tobiyama-jo Castle ① Old Well

It is a story of what happened in Dokei-ji Temple in old days. When a young temple bonze tried to draw water into a pan and was going to put a lid in the edge of the old well, he dropped the lid into it carelessly. He stretched out a hand in a hurry, but could not make it in time. The lid sank deep down to the bottom of the well.

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