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"International Letter-Writing Week"
Issue date: 9th October 2014
Ukiyo-e prints by Utagawa Hiroshige 

The 53 Stations of the Tōkaidō (literally, the 'Eastern Sea Road) are the rest areas along the Tōkaidō, which was a coastal route that ran for about five hundred kilometers from Nihonbashi in Edo (Tokyo) to Sanjō Ōhashi in Kyoto.

18th station "Ejiri-juku".
The highest mountain at the left is known as Mt. Kuno-san (216 m).
Present day: part of the Shimizu-ku area of Shizuoka Prefecture.

24th station: "Kanaya-juku".
The Ooi river in the foreground, The highest summit is Mt. Takane-yama 150.5 m and the plateau at the right.
Present day: part of Shimada, Shizuoka Prefecture.

Japan 2014 27th station: "Fukuroi-juku".
Present day: center of the city of Fukuroi, Shizuoka Prefecture.

 

 

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