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Ōiso, Kanagawa

town of Japan
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Ōiso (大磯町, Ōiso-machi) is a Japanese town in Kanagawa Prefecture on the island of Honshū.

HistoryEdit

 
Ōiso — ukiyo-e woodblock print by Hiroshige, circa 1830s

In the Edo period, Ōiso-juku was 8th of the 53 shogunate-maintained waystations (shuku-eki) along the Tōkaidō road which connected Edo and Kyoto.[1]

GeographyEdit

Ōiso is on the coastline of Sagami Bay.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tōkaidō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 973.

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