Ōiso, Kanagawa facts for kids

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Ōiso (大磯町 Ōiso-machi) is a Japanese town in Kanagawa Prefecture on the island of Honshū.

History

Tokaido08 Oiso
Ōiso — ukiyo-e woodblock print by Hiroshige, circa 1830s

In the Edo period, Ōiso-juku was 8th of the 53 shogunate-maintained waystations (shuku-eki) along the Tōkaidō road which connected Edo and Kyoto.

Geography

Ōiso is on the coastline of Sagami Bay.

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