Japan National Route 42

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National Route 42 shield

National Route 42
国道42号 (Kokudō yonjūni-gō?)
Route information
Length: 504.6 km (313.5 mi)
Existed: 1945 – present
Major junctions
East end: Hamamatsu
West end: Wakayama
Highway system
National highways of Japan
Expressways of Japan

National Route 42, also called Kumano Kaido or Tropical Route is a national highway connecting Hamamatsu, Shizuoka and Wakayama, Wakayama in Japan. Part of the route requires crossing Ise Bay on the Ise-wan Ferry.[1][2]

It is the 8th longest national highway in Japan.

Route Data[edit]

Passes through[edit]

Shizuoka Prefecture
Aichi Prefecture
Mie Prefecture
Wakayama Prefecture

Intersects with[edit]

Shizuoka Prefecture
Aichi Prefecture
Mie Prefecture
Wakayama Prefecture

References[edit]

  1. ^ 一般国道42号 (in Japanese). Kinki Regional Development Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 2010-11-29. 
  2. ^ 一般国道42 号 (in Japanese). Kinki Regional Development Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 2010-11-29.