The Itabashi-juku is the first lodging after leaving the Nihonbashi, one of Edo 4 lodgings (Senju, Shinagawa, Naito Shinjuku, Itabashi). Many travelers said that they left their farewells at Itabashi lodging. On the other hand, it is also a lodging place full of bustle as a pleasure site.In the year1843, the population of Itabashi town was 2,448 (man 1,053、woman 1,395),the town had 573 houses, one honjin, three waki-honjin，and 54 hatago in the town of Itabashi. Located 9.8 kilometers from Nihonbashi Bridge.
Nakasendo's first lodging place. Under the right tree, A horse driver attaches a pair of straw sandals to his horse, A palanquin driver bows to a lady customer.