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Toshimoto Checkingpoint

Travel Information

Toshimoto Checking point (栃本関跡) is one of the historic sites located in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture. This place was the connecting point of Kosyu Road and Nakasendo Road. This checkpoint secured guns and escaping women from Edo. This building was constructed in the middle of the 19th century.

Tourist Info.
There is no parking or restroom.

Access
0. at Seibu Chichibu Station.
1. use Seibu Chichibu Line to Mitsumineguchi Station.
2. use a local bus to Chichibuko.
3. change the line to Tochimoto Sekisho.


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Detailed Travel Guide

Toshimoto Checkingpoint
Tochimoto Sekisho is one of the important checkpoint located between Kosyu Road and Nakasendo Road. The job of each checkpoint was monitoring illegally imported guns to Tokyo, and escaping women from Tokyo. Tochimoto checkpoint was placed in 1614 and the current building was constructed in the middle of 19th century.