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Explore historical places in Tokaido Shukuba-machi Post Towns: Hiratsuka-shuku Post Town course

Shonan Area 4h45m 0

Nine shuku (post station) were set along the old Tokaido thoroughfare within Kanagawa Prefecture; they were located in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Hodogaya, Totsuka, Fujisawa, Hiratsuka, Oiso, Odawara, and Hakone. This tour explores some of the shuku-related historical sites such as the "Stone Monument (tsuka) of Hiratsuka", which is the legendary origin of the name "Hiratsuka", and other historical sites in Hiratsuka Shuku, the 7th post station in the 53 Stations of the Tokaido.

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Okiku-zuka Tomb

Shonan Area 15m

The tomb of Okiku stands silently in the corner of Beniya-cho Park in Hiratsuka city. Okiku is a tragic heroine in "Bancho Sara Yashiki," a famous ghost stor...

Mound (tsuka) of Hiratsuka

Shonan Area 15m

The Stone Monument of Hiratsuka stands in the Hiratsuka Mound Green Park, which is located a short distance from the former Tokaido Road. One theory claims t...

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