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Okazaki-City Roadside Station "Michi-no-Eki" Fujikawashuku

  • Roadside Station "Michi-no-Eki" Fujikawashuku
  • Roadside Station "Michi-no-Eki" Fujikawashuku
  • Roadside Station "Michi-no-Eki" Fujikawashuku
  • Roadside Station "Michi-no-Eki" Fujikawashuku
  • Roadside Station "Michi-no-Eki" Fujikawashuku

Fujikawashuku (also called Fujikawajuku) was the 39th Juku Inn of the 53 such inns that existed along the ancient Tokaido Road. Sightseeing spots that reveal vestiges of the ancient inn town include the serene Pine Promenade of Fujikawa "Fujikawa no Matsu Namiki", featuring some 90 Kuromatsu black pines planted along roughly 1km of the access road, and the ruins of the Western Limits Marker "Nishi Bohana-ato" (lit. "Ruins of the West Extremity Nose", as "nose" was the word used to indicate the farther borders of a location). The signs and pole now standing at the "nose" were rebuilt according to the utterly famous Ukiyo-e "Fujikawa" - one of the "53 Tokaido Inns" collection painted by Hiroshige. There's also the Waki-Honjin Main Quarters Annex's gate, reminiscent from the Edo Period, and Murasakimugi purple wheat plantations, a culture mentioned in many old songs and historic travel journals.

Fujikawashuku, welcoming travelers up to this day

Roadside Station

Once the place where countless travelers rested and gathered, Fujikawashuku of the Tokaido Road was reborn as Roadside Station Fujikawashuku, a new face after over 400 years. Located in the Eastern entrance of Okazaki-City, birthplace of Hero Tokugawa Ieyasu and land of the Mikawa Busho Samurai warriors that in turn were the very foundation of the Edo Bakufu military government, it remains a place where people meet, and both history and culture continue to be disseminated in the current era.

Facilities available

-Concierge Corner: tourist information about the roadside station and local sightseeing resources.
-Kirari Okazaki: a place to learn all about both historic and modern Okazaki-City.
-Local Goods Market: selling produce and other merchandise.
-Food Corner: for light meals, snacks and refreshments, some of which featuring the widely renowned Hatcho-Miso of Okazaki.
-Ministop Convenience Store: open 24 hours, carries also local merchandise of Okazaki-City.

SPOT OVERVIEW

  • Multipurpose toilet
  • Souvenirs
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi
Location : 〒444-3523
44 Higashi-Okida, Fujikawa-cho, Okazaki-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Opening
days / hours
: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
*: Convenience store and toilets are open 24 hours.
Parking : Available, free of charge (cap. - Main Parking Lot: 78 cars, 21 bus/trucks, 3 for the handicapped; 2nd Parking Lot: 93 cars)
Restrooms : 15 Gentlemen, 14 Ladies, 1 Multi-Purpose
Holidays : Opens everyday
Phone number : 0564-66-6031
EV Charging Stations : 1 Quick Charging Station, 1 Charging Station

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ACCESS

  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    1min northwestwards walk from Fujikawa Station of the Meitetsu Nagoya Line (board from Meitetsu Nagoya Station).
  • Access by car
    Access by car
    -Approx. 8min (4.4km) southeastwards from Okazaki I.C. of the Tomei Expressway via Route 1, or;
    -Approx. 12min (9.1km) northwestwards from Otowa-Gamagori I.C. of the Tomei Expressway via Route 1.

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