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Shimizu developed around its good natural harbor.
In the Edo period, Kanbara (蒲原, Kanbara-juku), Yui (由井, Yui-shuku), Okitsu (興津, Okitsu-juku) and Ejiri (江尻, Ejiri-juku) were the 15-18th of the 53 shogunate-maintained waystations (shuku-eki) along the Tōkaidō road which connected Edo and Kyoto. These four way-stations were in the area of modern Shimizu.
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