Mishima, Shizuoka

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Mishima (三島市, Mishima-shi) is a Japanese city in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture on the island of Honshū.

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

In the Edo period, Mishima-juku was the 11th of the 53 shogunate-maintained waystations (shuku-eki) along the Tōkaidō road which connected Edo and Kyoto.[1]

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  1. Nussbaum, "Tōkaidō" at p. 973.

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