The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaidō Road
Kisokaidō rokujūkyū tsugi no uchi
木曾街道六拾九次之内

Date: 1834-1842
Publisher: Takenouchi-Hoeido (1st part) and Kinjudo (2nd part). Later editions published by Kinjudo.
Format: Horizontal ōban
Number of Prints: 70/70 (+ Title Page)
References: Ukiyo-e shūka 14 (p.246 #33), Memorial Catalogue (86), Strange (Chapter 6 , Catalogue) , Stewart, Wikipedia, On Kisokaido Road (External site)

The 534 km long Kisokaidō Road linked the shōgun's capital of Edo (present day Tokyo) and the imperial capital Kyoto. On the highway there were sixty-nine halting places. These halting places, together with the starting point at the Nihonbashi (Japan Bridge) in Edo, make up the seventy subjects found in the series of views of the Kisokaidō Road. Unlike the coastal Tōkaidō Road, the Kisokaidō travels inland through central Honshū. It is sometimes referred to as the Nakasendō and it's name can be translated as "central mountain route".

This series was a collaboration between Hiroshige and Keisei Eisen who produced twenty-three of the seventy prints.

The images can also be accessed through a map of the Kisokaido Road.

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Title Page
Title Page
1 Nihonbashi
1 Nihonbashi: Snowy Morning (Eisen)
(Nihonbashi, yuki no akebono)
日本橋 雪之曙
2 Itabashi Station
2 Itabashi Station (Eisen)
(Itabashi no eki)
板橋之駅
3 Warabi Station
3 Warabi Station: The Toda River Crossing (Eisen)
(Warabi no eki, Todagawa no watashiba)
蕨之駅 戸田川渡場
4 Urawa Station
4 Urawa Station: Distant View of Mount Asama (Eisen)
(Urawa shuku, Asamayama enbō)
浦和宿 浅間山遠望
5 Omiya Station
5 Ōmiya Station: Distant View of Mount Fuji (Eisen)
(Ōmiya shuku, Fuji enkei)
大宮宿 富士遠望
6 Ageo Station
6 Ageo Station: The Kamo Shrine (Eisen)
(Ageo shuku, Kamo no yashiro)
上尾宿 加茂之社
7 Okegawa Station
7 Okegawa Station: View of the Plain (Eisen)
(Okegawa shuku, kūgen no kei)
桶川宿 曠原之景
8 Konosu
8 Kōnosu: Distant view of Fuji at Fukiage (Eisen)
(Kōnosu, Fukiage Fuji enbō)
鴻巣 吹上富士遠望
9 Kumagaya Station
9 Kumagaya Station: View of Hatchōzutsumi (Eisen)
(Kumagaya shuku, Hatchōzutsumi no kei)
熊谷宿 八丁提ノ景
10 Fukaya Station
10 Fukaya Station (Eisen)
(Fukaya no eki)
深谷之駅
11 Honjo Station
11 Honjō Station: Crossing the Kanna River (Eisen)
(Honjō shuku, Kannagawa watashiba)
本庄宿 神流川渡場
12 Shinmachi
12 Shinmachi
新町
13 Kuragano Station
13 Kuragano Station: the Karasu River (Eisen)
(Kuragano shuku, Karasugawa no zu)
倉賀野宿 鳥川之図
14 Takasaki
14 Takasaki
高崎
15 Itahana
15 Itahana (Eisen)
板鼻
16 Annaka
16 Annaka
案中
17 Matsuida
17 Matsuida
松井田
18 Sakamoto
18 Sakamoto (Eisen)
坂本
19 Karuizawa
19 Karuizawa
軽井沢
20 Kutsukake Station
20 Kutsukake Station: Rain on the Plain of Hiratsuka (Eisen)
(Kutsukake no eki, Hiratsuka hara uchū no kei)
沓掛ノ駅 平塚原雨中之景
21 Oiwake Station
21 Oiwake Station: Distant View of Mount Asama (Eisen)
(Oiwake shuku, Asamayama chōbō)
追分宿 浅間山眺望
22 Odai
22 Odai
小田井
23 Iwamurata
23 Iwamurata (Eisen)
岩村田
24 Shionata
24 Shionata
塩なた
25 Yawata
25 Yawata
八幡
26 Mochizuki
26 Mochizuki
望月
27 Ashida
27 Ashida
あし田
28 Nagakubo
28 Nagakubo
長久保
29 Wada
29 Wada
和田
30 Shimosuwa
30 Shimosuwa
下諏訪
31 Shiojiri Pass
31 Shiojiri Pass: View of Lake Suwa (Eisen)
(Shiojiri tōge, Suwa no kosui chōbō)
塩尻嶺 諏訪ノ湖水眺望
32 Seba
32 Seba
洗馬
33 Motoyama
33 Motoyama
本山
34 Niekawa
34 Niekawa
贄川
35 Narai Station
35 Narai Station: Shop for the Famous Local Product, Oroku Combs (Eisen)
(Narai shuku, meisanten no zu)
奈良井宿 名産店之図
36 Yabuhara
36 Yabuhara: The Ink-stone Spring at Torii Pass (Eisen)
(Yabuhara, Torii tōge suzuri no shimizu)
薮原 鳥居峠硯ノ清水
37 Miyanokoshi
37 Miyanokoshi
宮ノ越
38 Fukushima
38 Fukushima
福しま
39 Agematsu
39 Agematsu
上ヶ松
40 Suhara
40 Suhara
須原
41 Nojiri
41 Nojiri: Distant View of the Ina River Bridge (Eisen)
(Nojiri, Inakawa-bashi enbō)
野尻 伊奈川橋遠景
42 Midono
42 Midono
三渡野
43 Tsumagome
43 Tsumagome
妻籠
44 Magome Station
44 Magome Station: Distant View from the Pass (Eisen)
(Magome eki, tōge yori enbō no zu)
馬籠駅 峠ヨリ遠望ノ図
45 Ochiai
45 Ochiai
落合
46-1 Nakatsugawa
46-1 Nakatsugawa
中津川
46-2 Nakatsugawa
46-2 Nakatsugawa
中津川
47 Oi
47 Ōi
大井
48 Okute
48 Ōkute
大久手
49 Hosokute
49 Hosokute
細久手
50 Ontake
50 Ontake
御嶽
51 Fushimi
51 Fushimi
伏見
52 Ota
52 Ōta
太田
53 Unuma Station
53 Unuma Station: Distant View from Mount Inuyama (Eisen) (Unuma no eki, Inuyama yori enbō)
鵜沼ノ駅 従犬山遠望
54 Kano
54 Kanō
加納
55 Kodo
55 Kōdo: Cormorant Fishing Boats on the Nagae River (Eisen) (Kōdo, Nagaegawa ukaibune)
河渡 長柄川鵜飼船
56 Mieji
56 Mieji
みゑじ
57 Akasaka
57 Akasaka
赤坂
58 Tarui
58 Tarui
垂井
59 Sekigahara
59 Sekigahara
関ヶ原
60 Imasu
60 Imasu
今須
61 Kashiwabara
61 Kashiwabara
柏原
62 Samegai
62 Samegai
酔ヶ井
63 Banba
63 Banba
番場
64 Toriimoto
64 Toriimoto
鳥居本
65 Takamiya
65 Takamiya
高宮
66 Echikawa
66 Echikawa
恵智川
67 Musa
67 Musa
武佐
68 Moriyama
68 Moriyama
守山
69 The Crossroad at Kusatsu
69 The Crossroad at Kusatsu
(Kusatsu oiwake)
草津追分
70 Otsu
70 Ōtsu
大津