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  • Pearl Gate

    The Pearl Gate, also known as Exile's Gate, was the westernmost gate of [[Zakyo Toshi | Zakyo Toshi]], and the gate nearest the Shinomen Mori. In 1125 the Naga entered the city through this gate. Ronin who caused too much trouble were marched out of the …

  • Honeymoon Gate

    Honeymoon Gate, known also as Shinkonryoko, was the southeastern gate of [[Zakyo Toshi | Zakyo Toshi]]. It led directly to the gambling and pleasure district of the city, and remained open all the night. The gate was originally named in the hope of …

  • Opportunity Gate

    Opportunity Gate, known as kikai, was the southernmost gate in [[Zakyo Toshi | Zakyo Toshi]]. It was made of thick mahogany wood with the symbol of a koku carved into each door. It led to the merchant district of the city, and was the main route by which …

  • Sumomo Sakari

    The Plum Blossom Gate was the northernmost gate in [[Zakyo Toshi | Zakyo Toshi]], the main entrance to the residential section of the city. It was named for the sacred fruit that sustained Shinsei during his fasting, in the hope that this would bring good …

  • Snowfall Gate

    Snowfall Gate was the northeastern gate in [[Zakyo Toshi | Zakyo Toshi]]. Known also as Kosetsu, gained this name from the habit of many residents coming to this gate to watch the first snowfall of the year. It was located near the pleasure and gambling …