The Old Tōkaidō

“The Old Tokaido”  Trailer:

Follow the footsteps of Hiroshige along the Tokaido, 175 years after he travelled between Tokyo and Kyoto by Now on YouTube on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the broadcast. Search “The Old Tokaido” to find the programs.  Note: Great resource to look at 1830’s and present day, with narration of present day and comparison to 1830 Hiroshige’s prints with explanation. The numbering used here is 1-55, which includes 1: Nihonbashi and 55: Kyoto. In the Hiroshige prints, the first and last stations were not included in the numbering, resulting in 53 stations.

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