69 Stations of the Nakasendō


69 Stations of the Nakasendō

The nihongo|69 Stations of the Nakasendō|中山道六十九次|Nakasendō Rokujūkyū-tsugi are the rest areas along the Nakasendō, which ran from Nihonbashi in Edo (modern day Tokyo) to Sanjō Ōhashi in Kyoto.Yama to Keikoku Publishing (2006). Nakasendō o Aruku (Revised ed.). Osaka: Yama to Keikoku Publishing. ISBN 4-635-60037-8.] [https://gnl.cplaza.ne.jp/walking/info0001.html Nakasendō Jōhō] . ja icon NEC Corporation. Accessed August 18, 2007.] The route stretched approximately Convert|534|km|mi|0|abbr=on and was an alternate trade route to the Tōkaidō.

tations of the Nakasendō

The sixty-nine stations of the Nakasendō, in addition to the starting and ending locations (which are shared with the Tōkaidō), are listed below in order. The stations are divided by their present-day prefecture and include the name of their present-day city/town/village/district.

Tokyo

:Starting Location: Nihonbashi (Chūō-ku):1. Itabashi-shuku (Itabashi)

Saitama Prefecture

:2. Warabi-shuku (Warabi):3. Urawa-shuku (Urawa-ku, Saitama):4. Ōmiya-shuku (Ōmiya-ku, Saitama):5. Ageo-shuku (Ageo):6. Okegawa-shuku (Okegawa) :7. Kōnosu-shuku (Kōnosu):8. Kumagai-shuku (Kumagaya):9. Fukaya-shuku (Fukaya):10. Honjō-shuku (Honjō)

Gunma Prefecture

:11. Shinmachi-shuku (Takasaki):12. Kuragano-shuku (Takasaki) (also part of the Nikkō Reiheishi Kaidō):13. Takasaki-shuku (Takasaki):14. Itahana-shuku (Annaka):15. Annaka-shuku (Annaka):16. Matsuida-shuku (Annaka):17. Sakamoto-shuku (Annaka)

Nagano Prefecture

:18. Karuisawa-shuku (Karuizawa, Kitasaku District):19. Kutsukake-shuku (Karuizawa, Kitasaku District):20. Oiwake-shuku (Karuizawa, Kitasaku District):21. Otai-shuku (Miyota, Kitasaku District):22. Iwamurada-shuku (Saku):23. Shionada-shuku (Saku):24. Yawata-shuku (Saku):25. Mochizuki-shuku (Saku):26. Ashida-shuku (Tateshina, Kitasaku District):27. Nagakubo-shuku (Nagawa, Chiisagata District):28. Wada-shuku (Nagawa, Chiisagata District):29. Shimosuwa-shuku (Shimosuwa, Suwa District) (also part of the Kōshū Kaidō):30. Shiojiri-shuku (Shiojiri) (also part of the Shio no Michi):31. Seba-juku (Shiojiri):32. Motoyama-juku (Shiojiri):33. Niekawa-juku (Shiojiri):34. Narai-juku (Shiojiri):35. Yabuhara-juku (Kiso (village), Kiso District):36. Miyanokoshi-juku (Kiso (town), Kiso District):37. Fukushima-juku (Kiso (town), Kiso District):38. Agematsu-juku (Agematsu, Kiso District):39. Suhara-juku (Okuwa, Kiso District):40. Nojiri-juku (Okuwa, Kiso District):41. Midono-juku (Nagiso, Kiso District):42. Tsumago-juku (Nagiso, Kiso District)

Gifu Prefecture

:43. Magome-juku (Nakatsugawa):44. Ochiai-juku (Nakatsugawa):45. Nakatsugawa-juku (Nakatsugawa):46. Ōi-juku (Ena):47. Ōkute-juku (Mizunami):48. Hosokute-juku (Mizunami):49. Mitake-juku (Mitake, Kani District):50. Fushimi-juku (Mitake, Kani District):51. Ōta-juku (Minokamo):52. Unuma-juku (Kakamigahara):53. Kanō-juku (Gifu):54. Gōdo-juku (Gifu):55. Mieji-juku (Mizuho):56. Akasaka-juku (Ōgaki):57. Tarui-juku (Tarui, Fuwa District):58. Sekigahara-juku (Sekigahara, Fuwa District):59. Imasu-juku (Sekigahara, Fuwa District)

Shiga Prefecture

:60. Kashiwabara-juku (Maibara):61. Samegai-juku (Maibara):62. Banba-juku (Maibara):63. Toriimoto-juku (Hikone):64. Takamiya-juku (Hikone):65. Echigawa-juku (Aishō, Echi District):66. Musa-juku (Ōmihachiman):67. Moriyama-juku (Moriyama):68. Kusatsu-juku (Kusatsu) (also part of the Tōkaidō):69. Ōtsu-juku (Ōtsu) (also part of the Tōkaidō)

Kyoto Prefecture

:Ending Location: Sanjō Ōhashi (Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto)

"Ai no Shuku"

"Ai no shuku" (intermediate area) are intermediate rest areas along Japan's historical routes. Because they are not official post stations, normal travlers were generally not allowed to stay at them. Here are some of the "ai no shuku" along the Nakasendō::*Fukiage-shuku (between Kōnosu-juku and Kumagai-juku) (Kōnosu, Saitama Prefecture):*Motai-shuku (between Mochizuki-shuku and Ashida-shuku) (Saku, Nagano Prefecture):*Shinkanō-shuku (between Unuma-juku and Kanō-juku) (Kakamigahara, Gifu Prefecture)

References

ee also

*Edo Five Routes
**53 Stations of the Tōkaidō
**44 Stations of the Kōshū Kaidō
**27 Stations of the Ōshū Kaidō
**21 Stations of the Nikkō Kaidō
*Other Routes
**17 Stations of the Hokkoku Kaidō
**11 Stations of the Kisoji
**35 Stations of the Mikuni Kaidō


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