Hakone, Kanagawa

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Hakone (箱根町 Hakone-machi?) is a Japanese city in Kanagawa Prefecture on the island of Honshū.[1]

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

In the Edo period, Hakone-juku was 10th of the 53 shogunate-maintained waystations (shuku-eki) along the Tōkaidō road which connected Edo and Kyoto.[2]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Hakone" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 279.
  2. Nussbaum, "Tōkaidō" at p. 973.

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