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Fuji (富士市 Fuji-shi) is a Japanese city in eastern Shikuoka Prefecture on the island of Honshū.

It has been recognized as a special city since 2001.

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

In the Edo period, Yoshiwara (吉原 Yoshiwara-juku) was the 14th of the 53 shogunate-maintained waystations (shuku-eki) along the Tōkaidō road which connected Edo and Kyoto.

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