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

Numazu (沼津市 Numazu-shi) is a Japanese city in Shizuoka Prefecture on the island of Honshū.

It has been recognized as a special city since 2000.

History

In the Edo period, Numazu-juku and Hara-juku was the 12th and 13th of 53 shogunate-maintained waystations (shuku-eki) along the Tōkaidō road which connected Edo and Kyoto. Both Tōkaidō rest stops are within the boundaries of modern Numazu.

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