Map of Japanese provinces (1868) with Mikawa Province highlighted
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Mikawa had borders with Owari, Mino, Shinano, and Tōtōmi Provinces.
View of Mikawa Province, woodblock print
In the Edo period, the Tōkaidō road was the main route between the Imperial capital at Kyoto and the main city of the Tokugawa Shogunate. The road passed through Mikawa.
In the Meiji period, the provinces of Japan were converted into prefectures. The maps of Japan and Mikawa Province were reformed in the 1870s.
Shrines and Temples
Toga jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Mikawa.
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