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Sumidagawa line, Asakusa・Odaiba Direct line, Odaiba line, Tokyo Big Sight Palette Twon line, Shogun line
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(Asakusa, Hamarikyu, Hinodesanbashi, Toyosu, Odaiba), Minato, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Reviewed yesterday

This was nice. They serve snacks on board. There's not much in the way of narration. They point out every bridge we go under and that about it. Since most of our stay was traveling in the subway, it was nice to get above ground...More

Thank RTC411
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you take the trains, you see streets of buildings. From the water, you get a different perspective of Tokyo's waterfront and the new developments (often on land reclaimed. from the ocean). It is a leisurely boat ride, with an optional transfer and extension. Do...More

Thank Monty S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tokyo is a city to walk - see the main streets, explore the side alleys, pop into the small restaurants or big shopping malls and pay a visit to the serene temples perfectly well kept in between new glass buildings. It doesn't present itself as...More

Thank LakridsKaffe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From Ginza the pier is only 2km away and fairly easy to find. I found a very kind lady that helped me choosing the cruise and buying the ticket and she spoke good English. I opt for the Asakusa round trip. The boat had no...More

2  Thank Sandro B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Got the boat from Odaiba to Asakusa. Not sure which boat, as there’s a couple of different options, but it wasn’t the really fast silver space age one but the one that took 70 minutes and stopped a couple of times. The cruise was great...More

2  Thank Dirk_Schmoker
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I've been to Tokyo a lot. This trip was with kids. This was a great way to see the city. We did the boat tour that ended in Hama-rikyu Garden which was great. It's a boat ride and then get to see a beautiful garden...More

1  Thank Ryan T
Reviewed 27 July 2018

I went to japan last month, and it was my first time, but when i browse about japan, i found this cruise quite impressive, so my family and i decided to took this trip, from asakusa cruise center, it very easy to look for, just...More

2  Thank Roby L
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

a relaxing trip down or up river that affords nice views of bridges and buildings. A great change from the subways, taxies, or by-foot travel. An amazing way to enter or depart from Hamarikyu Garden.

1  Thank Gabryszewski
Reviewed 29 June 2018

If you've done big city cruises like Paris , Washington DC , NYC Singapore, this one doesn't match up , the audio is poor and the seats hard the beverage service is minimal at best , could be a lot better for tokyo standards

1  Thank Gillian d
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Fantastic way to see Tokyo from another angle, by way of the similar-Gawa River. Make sure you get to the ticket office if starting off at Asakusa at least 45 min early to book your ticket. Or book tickets online at least a day beforehand....More

1  Thank Dawn A
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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's
also a downtown area with shops that were founded over
a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury
boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza.
It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll
while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels,
world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a
collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular
...More
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Richard S
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Response from Suria_Nataadmadja | Reviewed this property |
I was at Hotaluna, when we reached a point (don't remember where) the crews gave an access to all passengers to go up to the outside deck to enjoy the sun and off course to take pics. After about 15 minutes (not really sure... More
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YvySurrey_UK
11 August 2017|
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Response from Wryrabbit | Reviewed this property |
It was all organised for us by our Wendy Wu tour guide so sorry I can't answer your question.
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Kanani N
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Response from Lynge T | Reviewed this property |
No problem at all. It is easy to buy the tickets just before departure. The service at the pier is fine and they speak english and has english info material and AMP of the river available free of charge. It is a fine trip... More
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