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 Tōkaidō[change | change source]

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 | change source]

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 | change source]

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 | change source]

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 | change source]

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 | change source]

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 | change source]

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 | change source]

Ending Location: Sanjō Ōhashi Bridge in Kyoto[1]

Provinces[change | change source]

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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