In 1601, Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu renovated the road connecting Edo (Tokyo) and Kyoto and built 53 shukuba (posting stations). In Japan more and more people are enjoying walking along the old roads such as the Old Tokaido Road. The charms of old roads like the Old Tokaido Road are dramatic events created by the people passed up and down and cultures developed by the people lived there. Attractions are alive on the Old Tokaido Road in Shizuoka Prefecture.
 This map gives you not only attractive places but also situation of the roads and rest places such as benches so that you can walk safely. You are able to know and become familiar with the localities through walking. Please walk along the Old Tokaido Road and enjoy every bit of Shizuoka Prefecture and have your fill of Japan.


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