|Length||122.7 km (76.2 mi)|
|Existed||10 July 1956–present|
| National highways of Japan |
Expressways of Japan
Route 246 (国道246号, Kokudō 246-gō) is a major highway on the island of Honshū in Japan. It originates in Chiyoda, Tokyo and terminates in Numazu, Shizuoka. In and near Tokyo, it parallels the routes of the Dai-ichi Keihin, Dai-ni Keihin, and Tōmei Expressways, the Tōkyū Den-en-toshi Line, Odakyu Odawara Line, Gotemba Line, and other transportation systems.
Along its 122.7-kilometer-long (76.2 mi) course, National Route 246 passes from Chiyoda through Minato, Shibuya, Meguro, Setagaya in Tokyo (called Aoyama-dori (青山通り) or Tamagawa-dori (玉川通り) in part of this section), and into Kanagawa Prefecture, entering Kawasaki (Takatsu and Miyamae), Yokohama (Tsuzuki, Aoba and Midori), Machida (Tokyo), Yamato, Atsugi, Isehara, Matsuda and Yamakita (called Ō-yama-kaidō (大山街道) or Atsugi-kaidō (厚木街道) in part of this section). In Shizuoka Prefecture, it passes through Susono, Oyama, and Nagaizumi en route to its terminus in Numazu.
Part of the route – running through Shibuya and past the outer gardens of the Meiji Jingu – was recreated in Gran Turismo 3 under the name Tokyo Route 246. The same track is also featured in subsequent games in the series.
|Municipality||Intersects with||Destinations / Stations||Notes|
|Chiyoda-ku||Route 20, 1, C1||Sakuradamon, Nagatacho, Diet Bldg, Imperial Palace|
|Shibuya-ku||Route 3||Shibuya||Aoyama-dori. Usually faster than parallel Roppongi-dori|
|Shibuya-ku||Yamate-dori (317)||Here to Yoga has regular entrances for Route 3|
|Setagaya-ku||Tama River||Futako Tamagawa|
|Miyamae||45 for Tōmei and Daisan-Keihin|
|Yamato||467 for Enoshima||Cuts through the center of Izumi no Mori, a nature park operated by the city of Yamato.|
|Atsugi||412 and 60 for Lake Okutama|
|Atsugi||129, Tomei, Odawara Bypass|
|Atsugi||Odakyu Aiko-Ishida Stn.|
|Matsuda||255, Tomei||Odakyu Shin-Matsuda Stn., JR Higashi-Yamakita Stn.|
|Gotemba||138 for Hakone|
|Gotemba||23 for Mount Fuji|
Takatsu-ku (高津区) is one of the 7 wards of the city of Kawasaki in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. As of 2010, the ward had an estimated population of 215,158 and a density of 13,150 persons per km². The total area is 16.38 km².
Miyamae-ku (宮前区) is one of the 7 wards of the city of Kawasaki in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. As of 2010, the ward had an estimated population of 217,251 and a density of 11,670 persons per km². The total area was 18.61 km².
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