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This paper describes the experiments to examine the sense of continuity produced by lighting between physically separated spaces. Tolerable limits of illuminance were measured for providing a sense of continuity between two rooms connected by a window. In the experiments the illuminance and color of lighting of the subjects' room were changed while those of the other room were kept constant. The results show that the observers could certainly determine the range of optimum illuminance for them to recognize continuity, and the variance of the results between observers is very small. Moreover, the tolerable range of illuminance was almost constant as far as the color difference was less than some critical value. This finding would be helpful in designing a lighting system for providing a sense of continuity.