The waters of the bay in Kanagawa, the site of modern Yokohama, came right up to the foundations of the teahouses and inns that lined the highway. Here the houses and trees are arranged to form a large arc. Maids from the inns get hold of travelers, luring them inside.
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Edo period (1615–1868)