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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 1 week ago via mobile

An 45 min journey down this delightful river you will pass many of the well known highlights of this magnificent city and pass under at least 16 bridges, very enjoyable

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Very good place for picnic and friends meeting during cherry blossom at evening. Great view of Skytree illuminated of colours.

Thank Jolanta A
Reviewed 23 May 2018

I walked form Senso-ji Temple to the Tokyo Skytree just crossing the Sumida River. It looked nice and you can take some very good photos on the way.

1  Thank OZS969
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Sumida river is located in the middle of a crowded city of Tokyo. The best time to enjoy this river is during the morning, when not much activity in Asakusa area. Sitting in the park enjoying the scenery around or running in the morning you...More

Thank Dikki A
Reviewed 21 April 2018

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.

Thank fivestarholidays
Reviewed 29 March 2018 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
Reviewed 22 March 2018

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.

1  Thank Adventurers049
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
Reviewed 19 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 .

Thank Gidons51
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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