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Toei Streetcar(Toden) Arakawa Line(Tokyo Sakura Tram)

Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-5320-6251
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Journey back in time

I have had the opportunity to live in Tokyo three different times: as an Expat's kid, as poor... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Rita C
A different Tokyo to what I knew

Great for those who want to discover a quiet Tokyo. Not in Sakura blossom or Autumn, but people's... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Trần V
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

I have had the opportunity to live in Tokyo three different times: as an Expat's kid, as poor student and as young professional. I took my daughter to Tokyo and we rode the Toei Toden Arakawa Line. It was truly a journey back in time....More

Thank Rita C
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Great for those who want to discover a quiet Tokyo. Not in Sakura blossom or Autumn, but people's daily lives in the hot summer here remind me of my childhood. With 400 yens, you can buy one-day ticket and be able to check-in and check-out...More

Thank Trần V
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Our room was in Koshinzuka and this was the best way to get there. We rode this tram at least twice daily and loved it. We didn't get a pass, but I assume there is one and it would probably would have been better for...More

1  Thank BernieNobels
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Best to ride or walk along the route in the 2nd half of May or Oct - lots of roses blooming in the Arakawa area - some parks or shopping arcade and restaurants for locals, better to buy a one day pass, it's all about...More

1  Thank Masa N
Reviewed 6 April 2017

It is a tram that connects the north and east of Tokyo. Trams run through old residential areas mainly located in downtown Tokyo. Its size was small and only one car, the running speed was not fast. It might be a good way to relax...More

1  Thank mat_mak
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The Toden-Arakawa Line is a streetcar line in Tokyo, operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei). It operates on a 13 KM stretch between Minowabashi station and Waseda Station. A singe trip takes around 50 minutes. The Line operates in northern and eastern...More

2  Thank Joy_Sinha
Reviewed 3 March 2017

If you want an authentic Japanese experience in the center of the largest city in the world, you should try the Toden Arakawa Line. It takes you places you would never see otherwise and will bring you into contact with the little bit that exists...More

3  Thank RICHARD O
Reviewed 22 January 2017

You can get here quite easily from Nippori station (which is on the Yamanote line). Transfer to the Keisei line and go to Machiya Station. Walk a few meters to the Machiyaekimae Station, where you ill get on the Toden-Awakawa line to Minowabashi Station. Once...More

2  Thank Joe L
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We found the nearest stop to our hotel and although I was a little nervous about asking the driver for a one day pass he understood me perfectly and 400¥ is small change in Tokyo. We hopped on and off the tram to explore. Go...More

Thank TozieT
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Spent the whole day riding the Streetcar and getting and off various stations. Buy the whole day ticket 400 yen. Streetcars run every 5 or so minutes so it's easy to get off, take a walk, look around and return to the station. Roses along...More

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