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Hiratsuka-juku Honjin Historic Ruins

Hiratsuka-juku Honjin Historic Ruins

Honjin was a high-class inn set up in each post town (shukuba-machi) on the Tokaido Road during the Edo period; daimyo on the way to and from Edo (Tokyo) as well as court nobles (kuge) and shogunate officials stayed there. Hiratsuka-shuku Honjin had 20 rooms on a floor space of 538㎡ (163-tsubo) with a gate, entrance, and jodan-no-ma (raised floor).

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JR Hiratsuka Station (on the JR Tokaido Line)

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