List of the 53 Stations of the Tōkaidō

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The List of the 53 Stations of the Tōkaidō (東海道五十三次, Tōkaidō Gojūsan-tsugi) covers the rest areas along the Tōkaidō, which was a coastal route that ran from Edo (modern-day Tokyo) to Kyoto.[1]

The Tōkaidō in 1865.

Stations of the Tōkaidō change

There were originally 53 government waystations (shuku-eki) along the Tōkaidō. At each, all travelers were expected to present traveling permits. These were also places for resting and eating before continuing to travel.

Tokyo change

Nihonbashi's highway distance marker, from which modern highway distances are measured
Starting Location: Nihonbashi Bridge, (Chūō-ku)
1. Shinagawa-juku (Shinagawa, Tokyo)

Kanagawa Prefecture change

2. Kawasaki-juku (Kawasaki, Kanagawa)[1]
3. Kanagawa-juku (Kanagawa, Yokohama)[1]
4. Hodogaya-juku (Hodogaya, Yokohama)[1]
5. Totsuka-juku (Totsuka, Yokohama)[1]
6. Fujisawa-shuku (Fujisawa, Kanagawa)[1]
7. Hiratsuka-juku (Hiratsuka, Kanagawa)[1]
8. Ōiso-juku (Ōiso, Kanagawa)[1]
9. Odawara-juku (Odawara, Kanagawa)[1]
10. Hakone-juku (Hakone, Kanagawa)[1]

Shizuoka Prefecture change

11. Mishima-shuku (Mishima, Shizuoka)[1]
12. Numazu-juku (Numazu, Shizuoka)[1]
13. Hara-juku (Numazu)[1]
14. Yoshiwara-juku (Fuji, Shizuoka)[1]
15. Kanbara-juku (Shimizu, Shizuoka)[1]
The countryside around Yui-shuku in the 1830s
16. Yui-shuku (Shimizu)[1]
17. Okitsu-juku (Shimizu)[1]
18. Ejiri-juku (Shimizu)[1]
19. Fuchū-shuku (Aoi, Shizuoka)[1]
20. Mariko-juku (Suruga, Shizuoka)[1]
21. Okabe-juku (Fujieda, Shizuoka)[1]
22. Fujieda-juku (Fujieda)[1]
23. Shimada-juku (Shimada, Shizuoka)[1]
24. Kanaya-juku (Shimada)[1]
25. Nissaka-shuku (Kakegawa, Shizuoka)[1]
26. Kakegawa-juku (Kakegawa)[1]
27. Fukuroi-juku (Fukuroi, Shizuoka)[1]
28. Mitsuke-juku (Iwata, Shizuoka)[1]
29. Hamamatsu-juku (Naka, Hamamatsu)[1]
30. Maisaka-juku (Nishi, Hamamatsu)[1]
31. Arai-juku (Kosai, Shizuoka)[1]
32. Shirasuka-juku (Kosai)[1]

Aichi Prefecture change

33. Futagawa-juku (Toyohashi, Aichi)[1]
34. Yoshida-juku (Toyohashi)[1]
35. Goyu-shuku (Toyokawa, Aichi)[1]
36. Akasaka-juku (Toyokawa)[1]
37. Fujikawa-shuku (Okazaki, Aichi)[1]
38. Okazaki-shuku (Okazaki)[1]
39. Chiryū-juku (Chiryū, Aichi)[1]
40. Narumi-juku (Midori, Nagoya)[1]
41. Miya-juku (Atsuta, Nagoya)[1]

Mie Prefecture change

42. Kuwana-juku (Kuwana, Mie)[1]
43. Yokkaichi-juku (Yokkaichi, Mie)[1]
44. Ishiyakushi-juku (Suzuka, Mie)[1]
45. Shōno-juku (Suzuka)[1]
46. Kameyama-juku (Kameyama, Mie)[1]
Seki-juku in the 1830s
47. Seki-juku (Kameyama)[1]
48. Sakanoshita-juku (Kameyama)[1]

Shiga Prefecture change

49. Tsuchiyama-juku (Kōka, Shiga)[1]
50. Minakuchi-juku (Kōka)[1]
51. Ishibe-juku (Konan, Shiga)[1]
52. Kusatsu-juku (Kusatsu, Shiga)[1]
53. Ōtsu-juku (Ōtsu, Shiga)[1]

Kyoto Prefecture change

Ending Location: Sanjō Ōhashi Bridge in Kyoto[1]

Provinces change

The Tōkaidō road passed through ten provinces:

The end of the road was in Yamashiro Province at Sanjō Ōhashi Bridge in Kyoto.[1]

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