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Explore an old post station town - Hodogaya-juku, one of the 53 stations of the Tokaido highway

Yokohama, Kawasaki 3h45m

The area around Hodogaya still has streets where you can get an up-close look at the Tokaido road. Near where the Hodogaya-juku station used to be, you'll find a famous soba restaurant, small candy stores, and bath houses, giving you a taste of good old Japan.

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Kuwanaya

Established in Meiji 19 (1886), the owner of this soba restaurant, a rest stop enthusiast, showcases historical documents of the Hodogaya Rest Stop. While Hodogaya is known for its Ni-hachi soba, as declared by the famous ukiyo-e artist Hiroshige, this soba restaurant is famous for its Juwari soba (made with 100% buckwheat flour)

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Reservation Required:The predecessor of the Tanaka family is depicted in Utagawa Hiroshige's ukiyo-e. Tanakaya has been loved by many celebrities including Hirofumi Ito, Soseki Natsume, and statesman of the Meiji period, Soseki Natsume. Being introduced by Katsu Kaishu, Ryoma Sakamoto's wife, Oryo, worked here.

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