16th station : 由井, 由比 Yui

17_Yui

Yui-shuku (由比宿 Yui-shuku) was the sixteenth of the fifty-three stations of the Tōkaidō. It is located in the Shimizu-ku area of Shizuoka Prefecture. At the Tōkaidō Yui-shuku Omoshiro Shukubakan, visitors can experience various aspects of life in the Edo period shukuba, ranging from schooling and lodging, to working and socializing.The area is known for its sakura ebi, a type of small shrimp.

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A fine view of Fuji, snow covered, from Satta-toge, overlooking Saruga Bay. This rugged mountain pass commanded the most magnificent view of the whole highway.

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