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Sumida River

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During the Edo period, lords and ladies took a boat along the Sumida River to Asakusa and the Sensoji Temple. Today, a sightseeing boat takes a similar route departing from the traditional Hama Rikya Garden.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Driving around Tokyo one is bound to see this river that runs centrally through the city. It is a pretty sight. There are dinner cruises which operate on this river too.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sumida river flows centrally in Tokyo city passing many important landmarks and places of interest like Tokyo Sky tree. The river eventually meets at Tokyo bay near the Tsukiji fish market area / Takeshiba ferry pier. There are options of cruise on Sumida river. Operations...More

Thank Joy_Sinha
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The river tour boat is a great way to see this part of the river. It is interesting to note that all the bridges that cross this part of the river are all different.

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Located near the Asakusa "T" station is "Sumida River" If you crossed the street when getting out of the "t" station. There is a bridge that lets you walk and see the river. I would recommended going during the evening to see the light of...More

Thank Calvin N
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This is the big river flowing through Tokyo to Tokyo Bay , very nice views . Nicely lit at night . Excellent to run along . Some boats take tourists for a short cruise . Many bridges .

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

I stayed in Hotel in Sumida,Tokyo .The river was few steps from my hotel and I was cross the river everyday.In my opinion the river view in the evening more awesome.Moreover you can take boat trip from the park .unfortunately I did not have time...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Visited the Sumida River a few days ago to see the paper lantern festival. It is believed that releasing these lanterns will guide the souls of those who have passed on to their world.

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

The Sumida river flows through Tokyo. It branches from the Arakawa river and flows into the Tokyo Bay. It passes through a number of wards within Tokyo city before meeting Tokyo Bay. There are numerous bridges over the river and one can take the cruise...More

Thank Joy_Sinha
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We took the water bus to Hamarikyu Park. The ticket included admission to the park. The main attraction according to my guide is the series of bridges, each with a different color and design. The trip was pleasant, but nothing special. It was a nice...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Unfortunately, Tokyo traffic makes it quite difficult to run around town. The go-to place in the Tokyo JR station area is the imperial palace. As such it is quite crowed. The banks of Sumida river, however, allow you to dodge traffic and are only discovered...More

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