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The Tōkaidō in 1865.

The List of the 53 Stations of the Tōkaidō (東海道五十三次 Tōkaidō Gojūsan-tsugi) covers the rest areas along the Tōkaidō, which was a coastal route that ran from Edo (modern-day Tokyo) to Kyoto.

Stations of the Tōkaidō

There were originally 53 government waystations (shuku-eki) along the Tōkaidō. At each, all travelers were expected to present traveling permits. These were also places for resting and eating before continuing to travel.

Tokyo

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Nihonbashi's highway distance marker, from which modern highway distances are measured
Starting Location: Nihonbashi Bridge, (Chūō-ku)
1. Shinagawa-juku (Shinagawa, Tokyo)

Kanagawa Prefecture

2. Kawasaki-juku (Kawasaki, Kanagawa)
3. Kanagawa-juku (Kanagawa, Yokohama)
4. Hodogaya-juku (Hodogaya, Yokohama)
5. Totsuka-juku (Totsuka, Yokohama)
6. Fujisawa-shuku (Fujisawa, Kanagawa)
7. Hiratsuka-juku (Hiratsuka, Kanagawa)
8. Ōiso-juku (Ōiso, Kanagawa)
9. Odawara-juku (Odawara, Kanagawa)
10. Hakone-juku (Hakone, Kanagawa)

Shizuoka Prefecture

11. Mishima-shuku (Mishima, Shizuoka)
12. Numazu-juku (Numazu, Shizuoka)
13. Hara-juku (Numazu)
14. Yoshiwara-juku (Fuji, Shizuoka)
15. Kanbara-juku (Shimizu, Shizuoka)
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The countryside around Yui-shuku in the 1830s
16. Yui-shuku (Shimizu)
17. Okitsu-juku (Shimizu)
18. Ejiri-juku (Shimizu)
19. Fuchū-shuku (Aoi, Shizuoka)
20. Mariko-juku (Suruga, Shizuoka)
21. Okabe-juku (Fujieda, Shizuoka)
22. Fujieda-juku (Fujieda)
23. Shimada-juku (Shimada, Shizuoka)
24. Kanaya-juku (Shimada)
25. Nissaka-shuku (Kakegawa, Shizuoka)
26. Kakegawa-juku (Kakegawa)
27. Fukuroi-juku (Fukuroi, Shizuoka)
28. Mitsuke-juku (Iwata, Shizuoka)
29. Hamamatsu-juku (Naka, Hamamatsu)
30. Maisaka-juku (Nishi, Hamamatsu)
31. Arai-juku (Kosai, Shizuoka)
32. Shirasuka-juku (Kosai)

Aichi Prefecture

33. Futagawa-juku (Toyohashi, Aichi)
34. Yoshida-juku (Toyohashi)
35. Goyu-shuku (Toyokawa, Aichi)
36. Akasaka-juku (Toyokawa)
37. Fujikawa-shuku (Okazaki, Aichi)
38. Okazaki-shuku (Okazaki)
39. Chiryū-juku (Chiryū, Aichi)
40. Narumi-juku (Midori, Nagoya)
41. Miya-juku (Atsuta, Nagoya)

Mie Prefecture

42. Kuwana-juku (Kuwana, Mie)
43. Yokkaichi-juku (Yokkaichi, Mie)
44. Ishiyakushi-juku (Suzuka, Mie)
45. Shōno-juku (Suzuka)
46. Kameyama-juku (Kameyama, Mie)
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Seki-juku in the 1830s
47. Seki-juku (Kameyama)
48. Sakanoshita-juku (Kameyama)

Shiga Prefecture

49. Tsuchiyama-juku (Kōka, Shiga)
50. Minakuchi-juku (Kōka)
51. Ishibe-juku (Konan, Shiga)
52. Kusatsu-juku (Kusatsu, Shiga)
53. Ōtsu-juku (Ōtsu, Shiga)

Kyoto Prefecture

Ending Location: Sanjō Ōhashi Bridge in Kyoto

Provinces

The Tōkaidō road passed through ten provinces:

The end of the road was in Yamashiro Province at Sanjō Ōhashi Bridge in Kyoto.

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