|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
|In the 10c to 12c, an earthen floored passageway that was a continuation of a floored connecting corridor, watarirou 渡廊. Found in shinden style *shinden-zukuri 寝殿造 and temple architecture. The usually leads to the gardens. Modern versions of kirimedou often have a removable boardwalk made of planks spaced and laid at right angles to lengthwise supports.|
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