Honjin-kyu Site (Former official inn)

Shonan Area 15m

Overview

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).

Detailed information

Address

2-31-9, Hiratsuka City, Hiratsuka City, Kanagawa

Access

JR Hiratsuka Station (on the JR Tokaido Line)

Photos

Kousatsu-jo Site (Old bulletin board)
Shonan Area

Kousatsu-jo Site (Old bulletin board)

Waki Honjin Site (Sub official inn)
Shonan Area

Waki Honjin Site (Sub official inn)

Mound (tsuka) of Hiratsuka
Shonan Area

Mound (tsuka) of Hiratsuka

Kyogata Mitsuke Sentry Station Site
Shonan Area

Kyogata Mitsuke Sentry Station Site