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Shimada-juku Oigawa Kawagoe Ruins

simada shuku oigawa kawagoshi iseki

A long time ago, for the defense of Edo and Sunpu, bridging to the Oi River and ferryboats were prohibited, and Kawagoe was used to cross the river using horses and human feet. For this reason, the Oi River was considered to be one of the most difficult places on the Tokaido, and it was said that "Hakone Hachiri can be passed by horses, but not by horses."

​ It is now a nationally designated historic site and retains the townscape of that time.

Overview of Kawagoe Ruins

​ 1 Kawara, Shimada City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Horai Bridge

horai bridge

In the 2nd year of the Meiji Era, the former Tokugawa Bakushin, who had been escorting Yoshinobu Tokugawa , will be involved in the reclamation of the Makinohara Plateau as a servant of the Kanayahara reclamation. In the 12th year of the Meiji era, the Horai Bridge was built to connect Makinohara Tea Garden and Shimada-shuku. The name of Horai was given when the Tokugawas visited.

Horai Bridge

Shizuoka Prefecture Shimada City Minami 2-chome


Ruins of Nissaka-juku Honjin

nissaka shuku honjin ruins

Nissaka is the 25th post station on the 53rd station of the Tokaido. The lodging place when various daimyo traveled back and forth between Edo and Kunimoto during the Edo period is called the Honjin.


57 Nissaka, Kakegawa City, Shizuoka Prefecture

Nissaka Inn Kawasakaya

nissaka shuku kawazakaya

It is a Hatagoya in Nissaka-shuku. It was used by high-ranking samurai and public houses.


149 Nissaka, Kakegawa City, Shizuoka Prefecture

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