Japan National Route 163

National Route 163 is a national highway of Japan connecting Kita-ku, Osaka and Tsu, Mie in Japan, with a total length of 124.6 km (77.42 mi).

National Route 163 shield

National Route 163
Route information
Length124.6 km[1] (77.4 mi)
Existed18 May 1953–present
Major junctions
West end National Route 1 / National Route 2 / National Route 25 / National Route 176 in Kita-ku, Osaka
East end National Route 23 in Tsu, Mie
Highway system
National highways of Japan
Expressways of Japan
National Route 162National Route 164


Route 163 was designated on 18 May 1953 from Osaka to Yokkaichi. On 1 April 1963 the section from Iga to Yokkaichi was redesignated as a portion of Route 25.


  1. ^ "一般国道の路線別、都道府県別道路現況" [Road statistics by General National Highway route and prefecture] (PDF) (in Japanese). Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 19 February 2020.