The Tōkaidō (東海道 East Sea Road) a major road in ancient Japan. It was one of five main roads during the Edo period. The route connected Edo (modern-day Tokyo) and Kyoto along the sea coast of eastern Honshū.
Traveling the TōkaidōEdit
The typical method of travel was by foot.
- Traganeou, Jilly. 2004. The Tokaido Road: Traveling and Representation in Edo and Meiji Japan. London: RoutledgeCurzon. ISBN 978-0-415-31091-8
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- Walk the Tōkaidō
- PBS, Travel Tōkaidō
- Hiroshige, The Fifty Three Stations of the Tokaido Road
- Kuniyoshi, The Fifty Three Stations of the Tokaido Represented as Cats