Charmed by the classical architecture♡
We'll show you all of the behind "the Bank of Iwate brick building"!
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"The Bank of Iwate Red Brick Building" has attractive classical appearance.
The building designed by Kingo TATSUNO, an architect who is famous as the designer of Tokyo Station, is like an European building and has excellent atmosphere♡
It is currently open to the public as a national important cultural property, so you can have a tour inside.
Come to think of it, I've never seen inside of a bank!
What is it like inside a vault?
Let's infiltrated in the back of a bank that we are curious about!
The business counter is luxurious♡
The business counter was separated by double-hung between the banker side and the customer side.This was for security purposes and had often been seen in old finantial institutions.The business counter top is made of Japanese zelkova and marble which has luxurious atmosphere♡
Luxurious business counter
Double-hung window for security purposes.
The old vault was integrated with the building.
On the dial of the iron door, katakana "i ro ha ni ho he to..." are engraved and has double lock with a keyhole.
Double lock with a keyhole
On the iron door, there is an plate with emblem showing the manufacturer was Takeuchi Safe