Fujisawa, Kanagawa facts for kids

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Fujisawa is a Japanese city in Kanagawa Prefecture on the island of Honshū.

History

Tokaido06 Fujisawa
Fujisawa — ukiyo-e woodblock print by Hiroshige, circa 1830s

In the Edo period, Fujisawa-shuku was 6th of the 53 shogunate-maintained waystations (shuku-eki) along the Tōkaidō road which connected Edo and Kyoto.

The city expanded around Yugyō-ji after 1325.

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