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List of the 53 Stations of the Tōkaidō

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The Tōkaidō in 1865.

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]

Stations of the TōkaidōEdit

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.

TokyoEdit

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

Kanagawa PrefectureEdit

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 PrefectureEdit

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 PrefectureEdit

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 PrefectureEdit

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 PrefectureEdit

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 PrefectureEdit

Ending Location: Sanjō Ōhashi Bridge in Kyoto[1]

ProvincesEdit

The Tōkaidō road passed through ten provinces:

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

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit