Tōkaidō (road) facts for kids
The Tōkaidō (東海道 East Sea Road) a major road in ancient Japan. It was one of five main roads during the Edo period. The route connected Edo (modern-day Tokyo) and Kyoto along the sea coast of eastern Honshū.
Traveling the Tōkaidō
There were fifty-three shogunate-maintained waystations (shuku-eki) along the road which connected Edo and Kyoto.
The typical method of travel was by foot.
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